Business Machine Mechanic

Also known as Office Equipment Technician, Office Machine Technician.
Installs, maintains and repairs electronic business equipment such as multi-function devices, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and cash registers.
Training time 1 - 4 years
Average pay $58,842
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,100

What does a Business Machine Mechanic 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


  • Photocopier Technician

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Electrical Machine Repair
Certificate III in Electronics and Communications