Other Technician and Trades Worker

Other Technicians and Trades Workers includes a wide variety of occupations such as Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers, Optical Mechanics, Photographer's Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.

Overview

Other Technicians and Trades Workers includes a wide variety of occupations such as Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers, Optical Mechanics, Photographer's Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.

Day-to-day

  • swims underwater to undertake tasks such as seafood gathering, research, salvage and construction
  • plans the interior design of commercial or residential premises and arranges for decorating work to be done
  • interprets optical prescriptions, and fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses
  • operates machines to grind, polish and surface optical lenses to meet prescription requirements, and fits lenses to spectacle frames
  • assists photographers in taking and developing photographs
  • sets up, adjusts, repairs and troubleshoots machines which manufacture plastics products
  • classifies wool to industry standards or market requirements.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,146 / week
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

To become an Other Technician and Trades Worker

  • You can work as an Other Technician or Trades Worker without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

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