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Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Senior Technical Officer - Computer Systems

As a Senior Technical Officer (Computer Systems) you may design, install/validate/evaluate and administer computer and network based systems and provide technical advice/sales.

Summary of Training

CORE UNITS (all required)

  • Assemble, set-up and test computing devices
  • Use software for engineering applications
  • Support computer software and hardware for engineering applications
  • Install and configure network systems for internetworking
  • Develop design briefs for electrotechnology projects
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Apply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Apply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problems
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle electrotechnology components
  • Solve problems in d.c. circuits
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Implement and monitor OHS energy sector procedures and policies
  • Compile and produce an energy sector report
  • Provide engineering solutions for problems in complex multiple path circuits
  • Provide solutions to basic engineering computational problems
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Troubleshoot digital sub-systems
  • Troubleshoot resonance circuits in an electronic apparatus
  • Design and develop electronics - computer systems projects
  • Develop energy sector strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues

ELECTIVE UNITS (with a total weighting of 1000 points)

  • Set up, create and implement content for a web server
  • Design and manage enterprise computer networks
  • Design and implement network systems for internetworking
  • Design and implement remote access for internetworking systems
  • Design and implement multi-layer switching for internetworking systems
  • Design and implement security for internetworking systems
  • Design and implement wireless LANs/WANs for internetworking systems
  • Plan industrial computer systems projects
  • Develop industrial control programs for micro-computer equipped devices
  • Provide programming solution for computer systems engineering problems

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

Job Pathways

Electrotechnology

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This occupation fits generally with these groupings

Industry Group
Electrical, Electronics & Utilities

Work Type
Analytic & Scientific
Organising & Clerical

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Commencements Change

The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 2016: 10425

Source: NCVER Apprentice and trainee collection, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Employment

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Graduate Wage

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Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.

Industry Growth

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Size

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

Industry Wage

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Source: Department of Employment, 2017. AATIS analysis.

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Availability Information and More Details

Senior Technical Officer - Computer Systems - UEE61811
NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 48 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ASbA
Classification T T *
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Commencements

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

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ANZSCO Classification: 313100

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