1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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Contents >> 02 Structure & Definitions >> 4 Tradespersons and Related Workers >> 41 Mechanical and Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons

SUB-MAJOR GROUP 41

MECHANICAL AND FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS

MECHANICAL AND FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS cut, shape, cast, join and finish metal and metal parts and sub-assemblies, aircraft systems and precision instruments, excluding motor vehicles.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Mechanical and Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons typically include marking and cutting out metal stock; shaping stock using hand or machine tools; shaping metal in moulds; joining stock or components by welding, soldering, brazing, riveting, bolting, screwing or gluing; fitting and testing components, and applying protective or decorative finishes to metal products.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
          411 Mechanical Engineering Tradespersons
          412 Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons

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