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Restricted callings in Queensland

Restrictions apply to the rights of employers to appoint staff under the age of 18 to certain jobs, or "callings". Employers may not employ a person under the age of 18 to jobs which appear on the list of restricted callings (below), unless

  • the prospective employee has completed an appropriate qualification or statement of attainment relevant to the calling, or
  • he or she is employed as an apprentice or trainee in the calling, under a registered training contract

The jobs, or callings, to which this restriction applies, are declared in accordance with Section 64(1) of the Further Education and Training Act 2014. For further information, please call Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210.

A B C E F G H I J L M O P R S T U W

A

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Structures
Aircraft Surface Finisher
Appliance Servicing
Automotive Electrician
Automotive Mechanic (Agricultural Mechanical)
Automotive Mechanic (Heavy Vehicle Mobile Plant)
Automotive Mechanic (Light Vehicle)
Automotive Mechanic (Motorcycle)
Automotive Mechanical (Heavy Vehicle Road Transport)
Automotive Specialist (Diesel Engines)
Automotive Specialist (Diesel Fuel)
Automotive Specialist (Driveline)
Automotive Specialist (Engine Reconditioning)
Automotive Specialist (Forklift Mechanic)
Automotive Specialist (Gas Vehicle)
Automotive Specialist (Trailer Technician - Heavy Vehicle)
Automotive Specialist (Underbody)
Automotive Vehicle Body Tradesperson (Panel Beating)
Automotive Vehicle Body Tradesperson (Trimming)
Automotive Vehicle Body Tradesperson (Vehicle Painting)

B

Bespoke Boot and Shoe Making
Bicycle Mechanic
Blow Moulding Operator
Blown Film Operator
Boot and Shoe Repairer
Bricklayer
Bus, Truck & Trailer Manufacture Level III

C

Cabinet Making
Cable Jointing Tradesperson
Canvas Goods Making
Carpenter
Catering Operations
Clothing Production Level III
Commercial Cookery
Commercial Cookery - Demi Chef
Composites Technician Level 3
Conveyor Belt Technician Level 3
Cotton Ginning Level III

E

Electrical Distribution - Power Systems Supervisor
Electrical Fitter
Electrical Machine Repair
Electrician
Electrician (Special Class)
Electrician/Electronic Instrument Tradesperson (dual apprenticeship)
Electronic and Office Equipment Tradesperson
Electronic Instrument Tradesperson
Elevating Work Platform Technician
Engineering Electrical/Electronic Trade
Engineering Electrical/Electronic Trade (Electrical Fitter)
Engineering Electrical/Electronic Trade (Electrical Mechanic)
Engineering Electrical/Electronic Trade (Marine Electrical Mechanics)
Engineering Fabrication Trade
Engineering Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding)
Engineering Fabrication Trade (Casting and Moulding)
Engineering Fabrication Trade (Light Fabrication - Sheetmetal)
Engineering Fabrication Trade (Patternmaking)
Engineering Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)
Engineering Mechanical Trade
Engineering Mechanical Trade (Machining)
Engineering Mechanical Trade (Maintenance - Diesel Fitting)
Engineering Mechanical Trade (Maintenance - Fitting and/or Turning)
Engineering Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
Engineering Mechanical Trade (Toolmaking)
Extrusion Technician Level 3

F

Fire Systems Technician
Floor Technology
Furniture Finishing

G

Gas Fitter
Glass and Glazing

H

Hairdresser
Higher Engineering Trade

I

Injection Moulding Operator

J

Jewellery
Jockey
Joiner

L

Leather Tradesperson
Locksmithing

M

Marine Craft Construction
Marine Engine Driver (Grade 2 Near Coastal)
Marine Engine Driver (Grade 3 Near Coastal)
Marine Mechanic
Marine Operator (Master Class up to 24 metres Near Coastal)
Maritime Operator (Master Class up to 35 metres Near Coastal)

O

Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic

P

Painter and Decorator
Picture Framing
Plastering (Wall and Ceiling Lining)
Plastics Fabricator
Plumber
Plumber (Mechanical Services)
Polymer Technician
Polyurethane Product Manufacturer
Power Traction Linesperson
Powerline Tradesperson (Electricity Supply Distribution)
Powerline Tradesperson (Electricity Supply Transmission)

R

Recreational Vehicle Manufacture Level III
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Mechanic
Roof Plumber
Roof Tiler
Rotational Moulding Operator

S

Sail Making
Shopfitter
Signwriter
Solid Plasterer
Stonemason

T

Textile Production Level III
Tiler

U

Upholstery

W

Watchmaker
Waterproofer
Wood Machining

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Last updated 23 July 2016
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