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Fitter Welder fits, assembles and welds metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment. In Australia Fitter Welder is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Fitter-Welder Occupation Lists
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The job of a fitter welder in Australia is to fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.
Most occupations in the fitter welder unit group (Group 3232) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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.
Occupations within the Fitter-Welder Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same fitter-welder group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
Information regarding the International English Testing System (IELTS)
The average salary for a Fitter-Welder in Australia is $ 94,206 for male employees and $ 67,805 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.8 Females: 29.0 Persons: 40.6
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3232) Metal fitters and machinists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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