Occupation Profile – Sheetmetal Trades Worker – (ANZSCO 322211) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleSHEETMETAL TRADES WORKER
ANZSCO Code322211
Occupations in this Group 322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
DescriptionMarks out, shapes, forms and joins sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationMetal Spinner
Sheetmetal Patternmaker
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations None
State Sponsorship Options Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)