Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)

Also known as Industrial Measurement and Control Technician.
Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs complex electronic instruments and control systems which involve a combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles. Registration or licensing may be required.
Training time 1.5 - 3 years
Average pay - No data available -
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 100

What does an Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) 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

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation
Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control
Certificate IV in Electrical - Rail Signalling
Certificate IV in Instrumentation and Control