Skills, Qualifications, Experience and Skills Assessing Authority

Table 2: Occupations on the combined eligible list of skilled Occupations

ANZSCO Code

Occupation

Skill Level

Skills/Qualifications

Experience

Skills Assessing Authority

311111

Agricultural Technician

2

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

(GPO Group C)

321111

Automotive Electrician

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)

121312

Beef Cattle Farmer

1

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

VETASSESS

(GPO Group B)

141111

Café or Restaurant Manager

2

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

(GPO Group C)

351311

Chef

2

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)
  • Vic Uni

323211

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)
  • Vic Uni

351411

Cook

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)
  • Vic Uni

321212

Diesel Motor Mechanic

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)

 

323212

Fitter & Turner

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • Vic Uni

141311

Hotel or Motel Manager

2

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

(GPO Group B)

322311

Metal Fabricator

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)
  • Vic Uni

121216

Mixed Crop Farmer

1

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

VETASSESS

(GPO Group B)

121317

Mixed Livestock Farmer

1

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

VETASSESS

(GPO Group B)

321211

Motor Mechanic - general

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)
  • Vic Uni

312912

Non-destructive Testing (NDT) Technician

2

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

(GPO Group C)

324111

Panel beater

3

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

TRA

  • VETASSESS (TO)

 

Table 3: ANZSCO Skill Level 4 Occupations not on the eligible skilled Occupation list

ANZSCO Code

Occupation

Skill Level

Skills/Qualifications

Experience

Skills Assessing Authority

721111

Agricultural & Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator

4

AQF Certificate II or III 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 
Registration or licensing may be required.

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

 

721211

Earthmoving Plant Operator

4

AQF Certificate II or III 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 
Registration or licensing is required.

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

711211

Industrial Spray painter

4

AQF Certificate II or III 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

721999

Mobile Plant Operators nec

4

AQF Certificate II or III 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 
Registration or licensing may be required.

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

733111

Truck Driver - general

4

AQF Certificate II or III 

In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. 
Registration or licensing is required.

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed

VETASSESS

 

Table 4: Meat Processing ANZSCO Skill Level 4 Occupations

ANZSCO Code

Occupation

Skill Level

Skills/Qualifications

Experience

Skills Assessing Authority

831211

Meat Boners & Slicers

4

Minimum skill level commensurate with the MINTRAC referenced AQF Certificate III in meat processing

AND Demonstrate a minimum of three years skilled work experience obtained at an MPE acceptable to the Parties

MINTRAC

831212

Slaughterer

4

Minimum skill level commensurate with the MINTRAC referenced AQF Certificate III in meat processing

AND Demonstrate a minimum of three years skilled work experience obtained at an MPE acceptable to the Parties

MINTRAC

839312

Product Quality Controller (Meat Grader)

4

At least an AQF certificate II or III (or equivalent)

OR At least one (1) year of recent and relevant work experience

MINTRAC

Table 5: ANZSCO Skill Level 5 Occupations

ANZSCO Code

Occupation

Skill Level

Skills Qualifications

Experience

Skills Assessing Authority

831311

Meat Process Worker

5

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education

 

MINTRAC

Table 6: Schedule 4 Specified Occupations 

6-digit Code

Occupation

Skill Level

Skills Qualifications

Experience

Skills Assessing Authority

070499

Dairy Cattle Farm Operator

4

At least an AQF certificate II or III (or equivalent)

OR At least one (1) year of recent and relevant work experience

VETASSESS

070499

Senior Dairy Cattle Farm Worker

3

At least an AQF certificate III (or equivalent)

AND at least three (3) years recent and relevant work experience

VETASSESS

 

OR At least five (5) years of recent and relevant work experience

Acronyms

ANZSCO

Australia New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia

VETASSESS

Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services

GPO

General Professional Occupations

TO

Trade Occupations

MINTRAC

National Meat Industry Training Advisory Council Limited

Vic Uni

Victoria University