Electronics Trades Worker

Electronics Trades Workers maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.

Overview

Electronics Trades Workers maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.

Day-to-day

  • examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,348 / week
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Apprenticeships may be available

To become an Electronics Trades Worker

  • You can work as an Electronics Trades Worker without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in engineering mechanical trade or similar is usually required. These courses are often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

    Find a Certificate in Electrotechnology or Electrical Trade

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