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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TOOLMAKERS make and repair tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other precision parts and equipment to fine tolerances for machine tools and other production machinery.

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:

  • studying drawings or specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of articles to be manufactured
  • measuring and marking out metal stock or casting using various gauges
  • shaping metal stock using machine tools
  • checking accuracy of manufactured articles to fine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments
  • testing and modifying manufactured articles


This section contains the following subsection :
              4113-01 Supervisor, Toolmakers
              4113-11 Toolmaker
              4113-81 Apprentice Toolmaker

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