1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4115-11

      Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
      Instrument Fitter

Assembles, calibrates, installs and overhauls mechanical precision instruments and equipment.

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

Tasks Include:
  • fits and assembles instrument parts and sub-assemblies such as springs, valves, plates, bearings, lenses and glass faces
  • calibrates instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
  • installs industrial instruments and equipment such as control panels, meters and fixed cameras
  • overhauls instruments and equipment
  • dismantles instruments, and repairs or replaces defective parts
  • monitors performance using testing and measuring instruments, and makes adjustments
  • records action taken

Specialisations:
Camera Repairer
Scalemaker
Scientific Instrument Maker and Repairer

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