Occupation Profile – Shipwright – (ANZSCO 399112) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleSHIPWRIGHT
ANZSCO Code399112
Occupations in this Group399111 Boat Builder and Repairer
399112 Shipwright
DescriptionConstructs, fits out and repairs ships. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationLoftsman/woman (Marine)
Ship’s Carpenter
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-studying plans and specifications, and preparing templates and scale plans for fabrication and cutting of hull sections
-marking reference points and lines on dry docks and slipways
-checking position and functioning of slipway apparatus
-assembling shells of boats and erecting hull sections of ship
-erecting and preparing launching platforms, conducting pre-launch tests and supervising launching procedures
-installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machines, shafts and safety equipment
-building and installing structures such as cabins, machine mountings, propeller supports and rudders
-determining repair requirements and procedures
-may make hull moulds and fabricate and repair vessels using materials such as aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre, Kevlar, fibreglass and concrete
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations399111 Boat Builder and Repairer
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)