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Other Machine Operators
Unit Group

This unit group covers Machine Operators not elsewhere classified. It includes Chemical Production Machine Operators, Motion Picture Projectionists, Sand Blasters and Sterilisation Technicians.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this unit group

  • 711911 - Chemical Production Machine Operator

    Operates machines to produce chemical goods such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries and explosives.

    Skill Level: 4


    • Bullet Maker
    • Candle Maker
    • Cosmetics Machine Operator
    • Explosives Mixer Operator
    • Nitrocellulose Maker
    • Paint Tinter
    • Tablet Making Machine Operator
  • 711912 - Motion Picture Projectionist

    Operates film projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

    Skill Level: 4

  • 711913 - Sand Blaster

    Operates sandblasting machines to clean and grind metal products and other hard surfaces.

    Skill Level: 4

  • 711914 - Sterilisation Technician

    Cleans, sterilises and packages surgical instruments and other hospital equipment, soft goods and linen in a sterilisation service facility.

    Skill Level: 4

  • 711999 - Machine Operators nec

    This occupation group covers Machine Operators not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 4

    Occupations in this group include:

    • Amusement Ride Operator
    • Asbestos Remover
    • Brush Maker
    • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot
    • Venetian Blind Machine Operator

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