Metal Fitter and Machinist ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

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16.3%24.8%27.6%6.4%21.3%2.1%1.3%0.2%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/metal-fitters-and-machinists?occupationCode=3232

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Metal Fitters and Machinists fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
  • fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
  • checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
  • setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
  • forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
  • cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
  • diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
  • may erect machines and equipment on-site

 

323211 Fitter (General) ANZSCO

Fits and assembles metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Diesel Mechanics and Plant Mechanics repairing light automotive vehicles and mobile plant are excluded from this occupation. Diesel Mechanics and Plant Mechanics repairing light automotive vehicles and mobile plant are included in Unit Group 3212 Motor Mechanics.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

Specialisations:

  • Diesel Fitter-Mechanic
  • Fitter-Machinist
  • Fitter-Mechanic
  • Locomotive Maintainer
  • Maintenance Fitter
  • Mechanic (Diesel and Heavy Earthmoving Equipment)
  • Stationary Plant Mechanic

 

323212 Fitter and Turner ANZSCO

Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

Specialisation:

  • Fitter Armament (Army)

 

323213 Fitter-Welder ANZSCO

Fits, assembles and welds metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

 

323214 Metal Machinist (First Class) ANZSCO

Sets up and operates machine tools to shape and form metal stock and castings to fine tolerances, using detailed drawings and specifications.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

Specialisations:

  • Aircraft Machinist
  • Automotive Machinist
  • Metal Machine Setter
  • Metal Turner
  • Milling Machinist
  • Vertical Borer

 

323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic ANZSCO

Sets up, adjusts and maintains industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Specialisations:

  • Loom Tuner
  • Sewing Machine Mechanic
  • Textile Machine Mechanic

 

323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Metal Fitters and Machinists not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Occupations in this group include:

  • Printing Engineer

 


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