Job Role: Auto Electrician - National


Role Description

The role of Auto Electrician - National is an auto electrician is a tradesperson specialising in electrical wiring of motor vehicles. Auto electricians may be employed in the installation of new electrical components, or the maintenance and repair of existing electrical components.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Boilermaker - National


Role Description

The role of Boilermaker - National is for a qualified tradeperson whose primary work is to produce steel fabrications from plates and tubes, along with providing specialist welding services.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Bricklayer - National


Role Description

The role of Bricklayer - National is for a qualified tradesperson who lays bricks to construct brickwork.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Carpenter - National


Role Description

The role of Carpenter - National is for qualified trades in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping, and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Electrician - National


Role Description

The role of Electrician - National is to install, test, connect, commission, maintain, and modify electrical equipment, wiring, and control systems. Registration or licensing is required.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have all of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Electronic Trades - National


Role Description

The role of Electronic Trades - National is for technicians who help design, develop, test, manufacture, install, and repair electrical and electronic equipment. This can include: communication equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and computers. They may be employed in product evaluation and testing; and using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.
Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Formworker - National


Role Description

The role of Formworker - National is for qualified persons who construct temporary or permenant moulds into which concrete or similar materials are poured.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Mechanic - National


Role Description

The role of Mechanic - National is for a qualified tradesperson who performs mechanical work on mobile vehicles and plant.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.


This role is included in the National Trades Matrix. 

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Plumber - National


Role Description

The role of Plumber - National is for workers who are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal in commercial and residential buildings.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • Licence valid for up to 5 years.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which currency period applies to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate currency is held before work is carried out.


Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Refrigeration - National


Role Description

The role of Refrigeration - National is for Refrigeration Technicians, commonly known as Refrigeration Mechanics, who can repair, install and troubleshoot refrigeration systems. They can work on industrial or residential climate-control systems, such as HVAC units and refrigerated storage units.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.


This role is included in the National Operator Roles Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:





Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Rigger - National


Role Description

The role of Rigger - National is for dogman and/or riggers who specialise in the lifting/moving of large and heavy pipes and equipment. They must work together to ensure the slings are safely placed on the equipment to be lifted and that the slings are loaded onto the crane’s hooking correctly. A dogman or rigger then directs the crane operator by either radio or hand signals to advise them when the load can be lifted and moved. Although not a physically demanding role, they are required to work on uneven ground and are constantly looking overhead watching the crane’s hook.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • Basic, intermediate and advanced rigging licences need to be updated every 5 years


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which currency period applies to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate currency is held before work is carried out.


Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:





Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Scaffolder - National


Role Description

The role of Scaffolder - National can erect, alter and dismantle temporary scaffolding structures that provide work platforms and stairway access to building sites

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • Basic, intermediate and advanced scaffolding licences need to be updated every 5 years


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which currency period applies to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate currency is held before work is carried out


Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Sheet Metal Worker - National


Role Description


The role of Sheet Metal Worker - National is for a qualified tradesperson who creates, installs, and repairs sheet metal products. 


These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:



Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job Role: Site plant repairer/maintainer (Fitter) - National


Role Description

The role of Site plant repairer/maintainer (Fitter) - National is for workers whose job is to assemble, adjust, repair, maintain, or install machinery or equipment.

NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.

This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.


Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:


Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.

Job role: Steel Fixer - National


Role Description

The role of Steel Fixer - National can position and assemble steel bars and mesh sheeting with ligatures to form reinforcement for concrete structures such as concrete slabs, columns, drainage and communication pits, walls and concrete barrier structures. Steel fixing is the mould created prior to pouring the concrete.


NOTE: These are to be used as a guide only. If you are unsure which role applied to you, please seek clarification from the operator with whom you propose to work as to what role is required for your intended duties. It is the individual's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate role is held before work is carried out.


This role is included in the National Trades Matrix.

Medical Requirement
  • No medical requirement.

Currency Requirement
  • No currency requirement.

Competency Requirements

Must have at least one of the following:
Must have at least one of the following:




Job Role Link:




Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Send feedback
Sorry we couldn't be helpful. Help us improve this article with your feedback.