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Working as a Sheetmetal Worker you will produce metal (ferrous and non-ferrous) sheet products such as ducting, hoods, lightweight structures, sheet assemblies, tanks and containers using tools, welding and thermal cutting equipment and development techniques. Jointing methods including dry and welded joints are undertaken to pre-determined standards. You will use a wide range of hand and hand tools held power tools and workshop machines such as drills, grinders, benders and lifting equipment. Note: Skills development should be undertaken through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement.

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Interpret technical drawing
Undertake manual handling
Perform engineering measurements
Perform computations
Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
Plan work activities
Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
Use hand tools
Use power tools/hand held operations
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Perform routine oxy fuel gas welding
Carry out mechanical cutting
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
Assemble fabricated components
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
Weld using manual metal arc welding process
Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process
Weld using gas metal arc welding process
Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Select welding processes
Apply safe welding practice
Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications
Perform geometric development
Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
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Perform engineering measurements
Perform computations
Plan to undertake a routine task
Plan a complete activity
Apply quality systems
Apply quality procedures
Organise and communicate information
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Interact with computing technology
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Work safely
Pre-treat work for subsequent surface coating
Control surface finish production and finished product quality
Prepare surfaces for coating
Prepare surfaces by abrasive blasting (basic)
Prepare surfaces by abrasive blasting (advanced)
Control blast coating by-products, materials and emissions
Apply protective coatings (basic)
Apply protective coatings (advanced)
Erect/dismantle scaffolding and equipment
Operate manual load shifting equipment
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
Treat corrosion
Use comparison and basic measuring devices
Perform inspection
Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment
Operate as a team member to conduct manufacturing, engineering or related activities
Assist in the development and delivery of training in the workplace
Use hand tools
Identify equipment faults
Use power tools/hand held operations

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Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Operate computer aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
Produce basic engineering drawings
Produce freehand sketches
Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
Select common engineering materials
Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications
Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Interpret technical drawing
Work effectively in an engineering drafting workplace
Measure and sketch site information
Produce basic engineering detail drawings
Produce drawings for mechanical services
Prepare drawings for fabricated sheet metal products
Perform engineering measurements
Perform basic statistical quality control
Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
Produce basic engineering drawings
Work in a socially diverse environment

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Interpret technical drawing
Measure and sketch site information
Produce basic engineering detail drawings
Detail fasteners and locking devices in mechanical drawings
Detail bearings, seals and other componentry in mechanical drawings
Perform engineering measurements
Perform basic statistical quality control
Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
Produce basic engineering drawings
Work in a socially diverse environment
Perform computations

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Interpret technical drawing
Undertake manual handling
Perform engineering measurements
Perform computations
Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations
Perform advanced trade calculations in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
Plan work activities
Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Research and analyse engineering information
Communicate with individuals and small groups
Interpret technical specifications and manuals
Report technical information
Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
Use hand tools
Use power tools/hand held operations
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Carry out mechanical cutting
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Perform general machining
Perform lathe operations
Perform milling operations
Set computer controlled machines and processes
Apply basic engineering design concepts
Install machine/plant
Mark off/out (general engineering)
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
Use tools for precision work
Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment
Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings
Perform precision fitting of engineering components
Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies
Balance equipment
Perform precision levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components
Maintain pneumatic system components
Maintain hydraulic system components
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
Perform precision mechanical measurement
Shut down and isolate machines/equipment
Undertake commissioning procedures for plant and/or equipment
Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording
Analyse plant and equipment condition monitoring results
Modify mechanical systems and equipment
Maintain pneumatic systems
Maintain hydraulic systems
Maintain fluid power controls

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Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Select common engineering materials
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Interpret occupational health and safety practices in aviation maintenance
Apply quality standards applicable to aviation maintenance processes
Interpret and use aviation maintenance industry manuals and specifications
Complete aviation maintenance industry documentation
Perform basic hand skills, standard trade practices and fundamentals
Lay out avionic systems
Lay out avionic flight management systems
Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in avionic engineering situations
Select and test avionic engineering materials
Represent avionic engineering designs
Apply avionic fundamentals to support design and development of engineering projects
Select and apply avionic engineering methods, processes and construction techniques
Manage people relationships
Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Select common engineering materials
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Interpret technical drawing
Produce freehand sketches
Interpret technical specifications and manuals
Report technical information
Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools
Use resource planning software systems in manufacturing
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Apply mechanical engineering analysis techniques
Apply maintenance engineering techniques to equipment and component repairs and modifications
Integrate maintenance fundamentals into an engineering task
Manage self in the engineering environment
Coordinate resources for an engineering project or operation
Coordinate engineering projects
Source and estimate engineering materials requirements
Apply technical mathematics
Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

Skills & Knowledge you will learn View Details

Organise and communicate information
Interact with computing technology
Select common engineering materials
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Interpret technical drawing
Produce basic engineering detail drawings
Calculate force systems within simple beam structures
Calculate stresses in simple structures
Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications
Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools
Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems
Represent mechanical engineering designs
Perform mechanical engineering design drafting
Apply mechanical engineering fundamentals to support design and development of projects
Apply calculus to engineering tasks
Select and test mechanical engineering materials
Apply mechanical engineering analysis techniques
Apply maintenance engineering techniques to equipment and component repairs and modifications
Manage people relationships