1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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SHEETMETAL TRADESPERSONS mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products or components.

Skill Level:
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.

Tasks Include:

  • 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


This section contains the following subsection :
              4124-01 Supervisor, Sheetmetal Tradespersons
              4124-11 Sheetmetal Worker (First Class)
              4124-81 Apprentice Sheetmetal Worker

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