322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
322211
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Sheetmetal Trades Worker
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

322211 SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKER

Marks out, shapes, forms and joins sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Metal Spinner
Sheetmetal Patternmaker

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3222 Sheetmetal Trades Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3222
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Sheetmetal Trades Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3222 SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKERS

SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKERS mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years 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.
Tasks Include:

studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job, material and equipment requirements
selecting metal stock, such as stainless steel, galvanised iron, mild steel, aluminium and copper, and checking sizes, gauges and other dimensions of metal stock against specifications
marking out metal stock with reference points and lines, using templates, gauges and other measuring instruments
cutting metal stock along guidelines using hand and power shears, guillotines and drills
shaping and forming cut metal stock into products using folding and bending machines, rollers, presses and hammers
fitting and assembling components into final products by welding, riveting, soldering, brazing and otherwise joining
finishing products by polishing, filing, sanding and cleaning assembled products
may repair damaged sheetmetal products and components
may specialise in fabrication, or on-site assembly and installation, of sheetmetal products
may produce aircraft sheet metal components requiring advanced drawing and calculating skills
may specialise in decorative copperwork

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
907.70
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
907.70