MINOR GROUP 412
FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS
FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS cut, shape, cast, join and finish metal. Panel Beaters and Vehicle Body Makers are excluded from this minor group. They are included in Minor Group 421 Automotive Tradespersons.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks performed by Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons typically include drawing or marking out patterns; heating metal stock and shaping it using hammers; cutting stock or mould components to shape using hand tools, cutting torches or machine tools; joining components by welding, soldering, brazing, riveting, bolting, screwing or gluing; moulding molten metal, and applying protective or decorative finishes to metal products.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups: