Performs a range of production process tasks to refine and treat metals and mineral ore, fire ceramics, and operate plant to produce and finish metal products such as rods, tubing and structural shapes, and moulds for casting. Registration or licensing is required.
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Group: 7123 Engineering Production Workers
perform a range of production process tasks to refine and treat metals and mineral ore, fire ceramics, and operate plant to produce and finish metal products such as rods, tubing and structural shapes, and moulds for casting.
interpreting engineering production drawings
setting up, operating and adjusting production plant to shape metal stock and castings and cut sheet metal
operating welding and electroplating plant
operating furnaces and quenching plant to smelt and change the structure of metals
using kilns and ovens to fire ceramics
processing mineral ore and operating metal rolling plant
casting molten metal and operating plant to draw metal wire through dies
operating computer-controlled production plant
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing is required.