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Motor Vehicle Licence Examiners

ANZSCO ID 599513

Overview

All Inspectors and Regulatory Officers

  • $1,424 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Motor Vehicle Licence Examiners

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 76% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 40 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 63% female Gender Share

Motor Vehicle Licence Examiners test motor vehicle driving licence applicants and issue learner's permits and probationary licences.

You can work as a Motor Vehicle Licence Examiner without formal qualifications, however, a certificate IV in training and assessment or government (road transport compliance) may be useful.

Tasks
  • Tests applicants' ability to operate a motor vehicle assesses applicants' suitability to hold learner's permits and probationary licences, and issues learner's permits and probationary licences.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Motor Vehicle Licence Examiner without formal qualifications, however, a certificate IV in training and assessment or government (road transport compliance) may be useful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Local Government and Public Sector VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Inspectors and Regulatory Officers who have a good attention to detail, strong people skills and a good work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Clerical

    70% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  2. Customer and personal service

    68% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    51% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Computers and electronics

    49% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  5. Law and government

    41% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  6. Administration and management

    39% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  7. Mathematics

    38% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  8. Education and training

    36% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  9. Production and processing

    33% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  10. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  11. Personnel and human resources

    31% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  12. Economics and accounting

    27% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  13. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  14. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  15. Psychology

    18% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  16. Transportation

    17% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  17. Foreign language

    13% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  18. Sales and marketing

    12% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  19. Sociology and anthropology

    10% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  20. Engineering and technology

    8% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    45% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  2. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Reading comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Active learning

    43% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  6. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Speaking

    43% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  10. Writing

    41% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  11. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  12. Instructing

    39% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Complex problem solving

    34% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  14. Time management

    34% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Learning strategies

    32% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Mathematics

    32% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  17. Negotiation

    30% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Persuasion

    30% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  19. Science

    29% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  20. Operations analysis

    27% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Near vision

    54% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Written expression

    45% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  7. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  11. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  12. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Selective attention

    39% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  14. Finger dexterity

    30% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  15. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  16. Far vision

    30% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  17. Arm-hand steadiness

    29% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    29% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  19. Colour discrimination

    21% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  20. Auditory attention

    20% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Building good relationships

    57% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    55% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  3. Working with the public

    51% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  4. Communicating within a team

    46% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Researching and investigating

    46% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  6. Communicating with the public

    44% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    42% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  8. Making decisions and solving problems

    41% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  9. Working with computers

    41% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  10. Providing office support

    40% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    38% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  12. Collecting and organising information

    36% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  13. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    35% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  14. Monitoring people, processes and things

    34% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  15. Documenting or recording information

    31% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  16. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  17. Training and teaching others

    29% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  18. Explaining things to people

    27% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Looking for changes over time

    27% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  20. Controlling equipment or machines

    26% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-4031.03 - License Clerks.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    97% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Contact with people

    96% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  3. Telephone

    93% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Repeating same tasks

    87% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    86% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Contact with the public

    85% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  7. Time pressure

    85% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  8. Electronic mail

    84% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  9. Spend time sitting

    84% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  10. Letters and memos

    82% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  11. Teamwork

    81% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  13. Angry or unpleasant people

    79% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  14. Unstructured work

    78% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  15. Physically close to people

    76% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  16. Frequent decision making

    76% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    73% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Impact of decisions

    72% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  19. Indoors, heat controlled

    70% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  20. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    69% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  3. Independence

    52% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Working conditions

    50% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Achievement

    33% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    95% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Enterprising

    67% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Analytical

    19% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  5. Practical

    19% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-4031.03 - License Clerks.

All Inspectors and Regulatory Officers

  • $1,424 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Motor Vehicle Licence Examiners

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 76% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 40 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 63% female Gender Share

Motor Vehicle Licence Examiners test motor vehicle driving licence applicants and issue learner's permits and probationary licences.

You can work as a Motor Vehicle Licence Examiner without formal qualifications, however, a certificate IV in training and assessment or government (road transport compliance) may be useful.

Tasks
  • Tests applicants' ability to operate a motor vehicle assesses applicants' suitability to hold learner's permits and probationary licences, and issues learner's permits and probationary licences.

You can work as a Motor Vehicle Licence Examiner without formal qualifications, however, a certificate IV in training and assessment or government (road transport compliance) may be useful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Local Government and Public Sector VET training pathways.

Employers look for Inspectors and Regulatory Officers who have a good attention to detail, strong people skills and a good work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Clerical

    70% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  2. Customer and personal service

    68% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    51% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Computers and electronics

    49% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  5. Law and government

    41% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  6. Administration and management

    39% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  7. Mathematics

    38% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  8. Education and training

    36% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  9. Production and processing

    33% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  10. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  11. Personnel and human resources

    31% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  12. Economics and accounting

    27% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  13. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  14. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  15. Psychology

    18% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  16. Transportation

    17% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  17. Foreign language

    13% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  18. Sales and marketing

    12% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  19. Sociology and anthropology

    10% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  20. Engineering and technology

    8% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    45% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  2. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Reading comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Active learning

    43% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  6. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Speaking

    43% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  10. Writing

    41% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  11. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  12. Instructing

    39% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Complex problem solving

    34% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  14. Time management

    34% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Learning strategies

    32% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Mathematics

    32% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  17. Negotiation

    30% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Persuasion

    30% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  19. Science

    29% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  20. Operations analysis

    27% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Near vision

    54% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Written comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Written expression

    45% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  7. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  11. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  12. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Selective attention

    39% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  14. Finger dexterity

    30% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  15. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  16. Far vision

    30% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  17. Arm-hand steadiness

    29% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    29% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  19. Colour discrimination

    21% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  20. Auditory attention

    20% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Building good relationships

    57% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    55% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  3. Working with the public

    51% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  4. Communicating within a team

    46% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Researching and investigating

    46% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  6. Communicating with the public

    44% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    42% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  8. Making decisions and solving problems

    41% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  9. Working with computers

    41% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  10. Providing office support

    40% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    38% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  12. Collecting and organising information

    36% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  13. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    35% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  14. Monitoring people, processes and things

    34% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  15. Documenting or recording information

    31% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  16. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  17. Training and teaching others

    29% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  18. Explaining things to people

    27% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  19. Looking for changes over time

    27% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  20. Controlling equipment or machines

    26% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-4031.03 - License Clerks.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    97% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Contact with people

    96% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  3. Telephone

    93% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Repeating same tasks

    87% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    86% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Contact with the public

    85% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  7. Time pressure

    85% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  8. Electronic mail

    84% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  9. Spend time sitting

    84% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  10. Letters and memos

    82% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  11. Teamwork

    81% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  12. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  13. Angry or unpleasant people

    79% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  14. Unstructured work

    78% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  15. Physically close to people

    76% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  16. Frequent decision making

    76% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    73% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Impact of decisions

    72% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  19. Indoors, heat controlled

    70% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  20. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    69% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  3. Independence

    52% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Working conditions

    50% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Achievement

    33% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Administrative

    95% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  2. Enterprising

    67% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Analytical

    19% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  5. Practical

    19% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

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