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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METAL FINISHING TRADESPERSONS coat metal parts and articles using electrolytic processes, or polish metal articles.

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:

  • polishing and buffing sheet or other metal to finish metal parts or articles
  • preparing electrolytic and silver solutions for electroforming and applying silver solution to the objects to be coated
  • setting and adjusting controls to regulate electric current and depositing of coating on objects
  • rinsing solutions from coated articles
  • checking depth of coating


This section contains the following subsection :
              4126-01 Supervisor, Metal Finishing Tradespersons
              4126-11 Metal Polisher
              4126-13 Electroplater (First Class)
              4126-81 Apprentice Metal Polisher
              4126-83 Apprentice Electroplater

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