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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      Vehicle Body Maker
      Vehicle Body Builder

Manufactures and repairs prototype production units and specialised vehicle bodies such as buses, fire engines and caravans.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • studies vehicle body drawings, body drafts and specifications
  • constructs vehicle framework sections in metal and other materials, using stretching and shrinking machinery and welding equipment
  • bolts, screws, rivets or welds sections together
  • cuts, shapes and attaches panels of sheetmetal, aluminium or reinforced plastic to frameworks
  • may alter assembly line vehicles to special requirements

Coach Builder

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