Becoming an Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
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Becoming an Electronic Equipment Trades Worker

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Installs, maintains and repairs electronic equipment and systems such as audio and visual reproduction equipment, home entertainment systems, computers and electronic security systems.
Training time 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,062
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 5,600

What does an Electronic Equipment Trades Worker do?

  • 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

Specialisations

  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Fire Alarm Technician
  • Home Theatre Technician
  • Security Technician
  • Video Technician