UNIT GROUP 4124 SHEETMETAL TRADESPERSONS
SHEETMETAL TRADESPERSONS mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products or components.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
- selecting metal stock, such as stainless steel, galvanised iron, mild steel, aluminium, copper and other materials, and checking sizes, gauges and other dimensions of material relative to specifications
- marking out stock with reference points and lines, using templates, gauges and other measuring instruments
- cutting material along guidelines using hand or power shears, guillotines or drills
- shaping, forming and assembling cut material into products using folding or bending machines, rollers, presses or hammers, welding, riveting, soldering or brazing