Occupation Profile – Sound Technician – (ANZSCO 399516) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleSOUND TECHNICIAN
ANZSCO Code399516
Occupations in this Group399511 Broadcast Transmitter Operator
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)
399513 Light Technician
399514 Make Up Artist
399515 Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer
399516 Sound Technician
399517 Television Equipment Operator
399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec
DescriptionOperates audio equipment to record, enhance, mix and amplify sound in support of television, radio, film or video productions, or stage performances.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationAudio Operator
Dubbing Machine Operator
Foley Artist
Re-recording Mixer
Sound Editor
Sound Effects Person
Sound Mixer
Sound Recordist
Video and Sound Recorder
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-operating microwave equipment to transmit video information to transmitter sites and receiving video signals from remote locations
-maintaining and repairing radio and television transmitters and associated equipment
-selecting and attaching equipment to cameras, positioning cameras, and following the action of scenes being photographed while adjusting controls
-positioning equipment, such as spotlights, floodlights and cables, and operating lights during filming, broadcasting and stage performances
-applying and retouching make up during shooting and performance, including special effects make up such as scars and wounds
-designing and making musical instruments and instrument parts using specially selected materials and techniques similar to those used in cabinetmaking, metal pipe making, silversmithing and wood carving, and tuning and repairing musical instruments
-setting up and adjusting equipment such as microphones, and operating sound mixing consoles and associated equipment to regulate volume and sound quality
-selecting and setting up television recording, editing and mixing equipment, and adjusting and monitoring their operation
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations399511 Broadcast Transmitter Operator
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)
399513 Light Technician
399514 Make Up Artist
399515 Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer
399517 Television Equipment Operator
399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)