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Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI)
Civil Engineering Technician 3122-13
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 Job description
 Similar occupations
 Skill level
 Skilled occupation information
 Skills assessment authority
 Licensing or registration requirements
 Additional training
 Industry association memberships

Job description
Conducts tests of construction materials and prepares sketches and tabulations in support of civil
engineers and civil engineering associates.

Similar occupations
Civil Engineering Assistant.

Skill level
This occupation requires you to have completed formal qualifications achieved through study,
training or work experience and is referred to as the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
You need to have attained AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification. In some instances relevant
experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be
required. For further information on the Australian Qualifications Framework see the AQF website.
See: www.aqf.edu.au/
Note: The AQF does not provide information or advice on skills assessment. For information on
skills assessment, see the relevant skills assessing authority below.

Skilled occupation information


Points awarded for General Skilled Migration purposes are shown in the table below.

The table also shows if this occupation is on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL), part of the Employer
Nomination Scheme and on the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL).

Points SOL ENSOL MODL

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40 Yes Yes No

See: Points, SOL, ENSOL, MODL

Skills assessment authority


Before you can migrate to Australia as a skilled migrant you must have your skills assessed by the
relevant national assessment authority. The assessment authority for your occupation is:

Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS)

VETASSESS is the authority in Australia responsible for assessing this occupation for the purposes
of skilled migration.

Factors which are taken into account in assessments include the education system of the country
concerned, the awarding institution, and the level, structure, length and content of the program of
study undertaken.

This occupation may also require you to obtain licensing and registration from the relevant
professional body before you can practise your occupation in Australia.

For more information about having your qualification assessed contact VETASSESS.

Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services


VETASSESS
GPO Box 2752
MELBOURNE VIC 3001
AUSTRALIA
Telephone: 61 3 9655 4801
Fax: 61 3 9654 3385
Email: vetassess@vetassess.com.au
Website: http://www.vetassess.com.au

For State/ Territory information please see below.

Licensing or registration requirements


In many occupations you must be registered with or obtain a license from a local authority in the
state or territory where you wish to practise your occupation. Select from the following state links to
find out details of the local authority in your state.

1. NSW
2. Vic.
3. Qld
4. SA
5. WA
6. Tas.
7. NT
8. ACT

New South Wales

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There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in New South Wales.

Victoria

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in Victoria.

Queensland

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in Queensland.

South Australia

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in South Australia.

Western Australia

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in Western Australia.

Tasmania

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in Tasmania.

Northern Territory

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in the Northern
Territory.

Australian Capital Territory

There is no legal requirement for licensing or registration for this occupation in the ACT.

Additional training
You may require additional training in Australia before you can get your skills recognised, licensed
or registered. For more information contact the relevant state or territory licensing or registration
body listed above. You can also check with the Overseas Qualifications Unit in your state or
territory.
See: Overseas Qualifications Unit

Industry association memberships


You may benefit from becoming a member of a relevant industry association for your occupation.
This could help you with your employment prospects, networking, contact with industry and
professional development and may provide you with important information and support.

1. NSW
2. Vic.
3. Qld
4. SA
5. WA
6. Tas.

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7. NT
8. ACT

New South Wales

Engineers Australia (Sydney Division)


Level 3, 8 Thomas Street
Chatswood NSW 2067
Telephone: 61 2 9410 5600
Fax: 61 2 9410 0000
Email: sydney@engineeraustralia.org.au
Website: http://www.sydney.engineersaustralia.org.au

Master Plumbers Association (MPA) of NSW


3 John Street
Lidcombe NSW 2141
Postal Address:
PO Box 42
Lidcombe NSW 1825
Telephone: 61 2 8789 7000
Facsimile: 61 2 9749 7881
Email: info@masterplumbers.com.au
Website: www.masterplumbers.com.au

Master Builders Association of New South Wales


Head Office
52 Parramatta Road
Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Telephone: 61 2 8586 3555
Fax: 61 2 9660 3700
Toll Free: 1800 451 393
Email: enquiries@mbansw.asn.au
Website: www.mbansw.asn.au

Victoria

Not listed at this time

Queensland

Engineers Australia (Queensland Division)


447 Upper Edward Street
North Brisbane Qld 4000
Telephone: 61 7 3832 3749
Fax: 61 7 3832 2101
Email: qul@engineersaustralia.org.au
Website: http://www.qld.engineersaustralia.org.au

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland


Level 1, The Mansions
40 George Street
Brisbane Qld 4002
Postal Address:
PO. Box 15213

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City East Qld 4002


Telephone: 61 7 3224 6032
Fax: 61 7 3224 6256
Email: admin@bpeq.qld.gov.au
Website: http://www.bpeq.qld.gov.au

Queensland Master Builders


417-419 Wickham Terrace
Brisbane Qld 4000
Phone: 61 7 3404 6444
Fax: 61 7 3832 2361
Email: ask@masterbuilders.asn.au
Website: www.masterbuilders.asn.au

South Australia

Engineers Australia (SA Division)


11 Bagot St
North Adelaide SA 5006
Telephone: 61 8 8267 1783
Fax: 61 8 8239 0932
Website: http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au

Master Builders Association of South Australia


Master Builders House
Level 1, 47 South Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000
Postal Address:
PO Box 10014,
Adelaide SA 5000
Telephone: 61 8 8211 7466
Fax: 61 8 8231 5240
Email: buildsa@mbasa.com.au
Website: www.mbasa.com.au

Western Australia

Engineers Australia, Western Australia Division


712 Murray Street
West Perth WA 6005
Telephone: 61 8 9321 3340
Fax: 61 8 9481 4332
Email: wa@engineersaustralia.org.au
Website: http://www.wa.engineersaustralia.org.au/

Master Builders Association of WA


35 Havelock Street, West Perth WA 6005
Postal Address:
PO Box 167
West Perth WA 6872
Telephone: 61 8 9476 9800
Fax: 61 8 9476 9801
Email: mba@mbawa.com
Website: www.mbawa.com

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Tasmania

Engineers Australia (Tasmania Division)


Royal Engineers Building
2 Davey Street
Hobart Tas. 7000
Telephone: 61 3 6234 2228
Fax: 61 3 6234 2216
Website: http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/

Northern Territory

Engineers Australia, Northern Division


Survey House
14 Shepherd Street
Darwin NT 0800
Postal Address:
GPO Box 417
Darwin NT 0801
Telephone: 61 8 8981 4137
Fax: 61 8 8981 3449
Email: nt@engineersaustralia.org.au
Website:http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au

Australian Capital Territory

Engineers Australia (Canberra Division)


11 National Cct
Barton ACT 2600
Telephone: 61 2 6273 1314
Fax: 61 2 6273 2051
Email: memberservices@engineersaustralia.org.au
Website: http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au

Master Builder's Association of the ACT


1 Iron Knob St
Fyshwick ACT 2609
Postal Address: PO Box 1211
Fyshwick ACT 2609
Telephone: 61 2 6280 9119
Fax: 61 2 6280 9118
Email: canberra@mba.org.au
Website: www.mba.org.au

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