Electronic Equipment Trades Worker

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 20 weeks - 2 years
Average pay $70,625
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 7,100

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


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

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Pre-vocational)
Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
Certificate III in Security Equipment
Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade