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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MARINE CONSTRUCTION TRADESPERSONS construct, fit out and repair ships and boats.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • studying plans and specifications and preparing templates or scale plans for fabrication or cutting of hull sections
  • marking reference points and lines on drydocks or slipways
  • assembling shell of boat or erecting hull sections of ship
  • installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machinery, shafts and safety equipment
  • building and installing structures such as cabins, machinery mountings, propeller supports and rudders
  • determining repair requirements and procedures


This section contains the following subsection :
              4981-11 Shipwright
              4981-13 Boat Builder and Repairer
              4981-81 Apprentice Shipwright
              4981-83 Apprentice Boat Builder and Repairer

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