Defence Force Member - Other Ranks

Overview

Provides specialised military services to the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces. This occupation includes the following ranks: Air Force: Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman, Corporal, Leading Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman; Army: Corporal, Lance Corporal, Private; Navy: Able Seaman, Leading Seaman, Seaman. This occupation excludes Defence Force Members - Other Ranks performing duties for which there is a civilian equivalent. These members are included with the closest civilian occupation. For example, Mechanic Recovery is included in Unit Group 7331 Truck Drivers, in Occupation 733115 Tow Truck Driver.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Tasks

  • guarding airfields and other defence force bases
  • serving as an infantry soldier
  • erecting bridges, building field defences, constructing temporary roads, clearing minefields, repairing airfields and demolishing targets using explosives
  • crewing armoured fighting vehicles
  • operating artillery, ground and surface-based defence systems, shipboard weapons and other advanced specialist military weapons and equipment
  • providing firepower and ground-based air defence
  • establishing and maintaining command, control and communications equipment and facilities
  • conducting surveillance, reconnaissance and boarding operations
  • maintaining personal arms and ammunition

Specialisations

  • Aircraft Life Support Fitter (Air Force)
  • Airfield Defence Guard (Air Force)
  • Air Surveillance Operator (Air Force)
  • Geospatial Imagery Intelligence Analyst (Air Force)
  • Security Police (Air Force)
  • Signal Operator Linguist (Air Force)
  • Signal Operator Te

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

26 courses found.

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DEF80220: Graduate Certificate in Explosives
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DEF80120: Graduate Diploma of Explosives
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DEF51115: Diploma of Leadership
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DEF51022: Diploma of Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF50320: Diploma of Explosives
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DEF50220: Diploma of Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF51022 : Diploma of Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF50120: Diploma of Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
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DEF41122: Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF40917: Certificate IV in Performance Based Contracting
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DEF40817: Certificate IV in Defence Financial Administration
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DEF40517: Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation
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DEF41022 : Certificate IV in Test and Evaluation
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DEF40420: Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF41122 : Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF40320: Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Operations
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DEF40317: Certificate IV in Psychological Support
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DEF40220: Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
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DEF40217: Certificate IV in Intelligence Operations
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DEF40120: Certificate IV in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance
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DEF30420: Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental
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DEF30320: Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Operations
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DEF30220: Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
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DEF30120: Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance
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DEF30117: Certificate III in Field Petroleum Operations
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DEF21115: Certificate II in Military Skills
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DEF20220: Certificate II in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture
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DEF20120: Certificate II in Explosive Ordnance
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DEF10117: Certificate I in Defence Skills
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