1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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METAL CASTING TRADESPERSONS fabricate mould patterns and form sand moulds and cores for the production of metal castings.

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:

  • cutting and shaping stock to form mould patterns
  • filling boxes with sand and setting patterns in place
  • pouring molten metal into moulds
  • separating moulding boxes and removing patterns
  • trimming, smoothing and shaping surfaces
  • applying refractory paint and positioning cores in moulds
  • finishing patterns by applying shellac, lacquer, paint or other finish


This section contains the following subsection :
              4125-01 Supervisor, Metal Casting Tradespersons
              4125-11 Metal Casting Tradesperson
              4125-81 Apprentice Metal Casting Tradesperson

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