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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ENGINEERING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS WORKERS perform a range of tasks in the production process to refine or treat metals or mineral ore, fire ceramics and operate machines to produce and finish metal products such as rods, tubing and structural shapes or moulds for casting.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • setting up, operating and adjusting production machinery to shape metal stock and castings and cut sheet metal
  • operating welding and electroplating equipment
  • operating furnaces and quenching plants to smelt and change the structure of metals
  • using kilns and ovens to fire ceramics
  • processing mineral ore and operating metal rolling equipment


This section contains the following subsection :
              7123-01 Supervisor, Engineering Production Systems Workers
              7123-11 Engineering Production Systems Worker

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