1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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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:

This section contains the following subsection :
            4121 General Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons
            4122 Structural Steel and Welding Tradespersons
            4123 Forging Tradespersons
            4124 Sheetmetal Tradespersons
            4125 Metal Casting Tradespersons
            4126 Metal Finishing Tradespersons

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