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Sheet Metal Trades Worker

Sheet Metal Trades Worker
ANZSCO Code: 322211

Sheet Metal Trades Workers mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.

Occupation description

Sheet Metal Trades Workers mark out, shape, form and join sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.

Their job involves:

  • 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 assembled products by polishing, filing, sanding and cleaning.

How will I be assessed?

Documentary Evidence Assessment

We will review your documentary evidence to ensure it meets the employment and training requirements and indicates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience as a Sheet Metal Trades Worker. 

You can find information about the employment, training, and document requirements below:

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will complete a technical interview with our assessor. The technical interview will be conducted in English with no interpreters allowed.

For more information about the technical interview, see the Stage 2 Assessment Guide.

How to Apply

If you're a tradesperson, your skills and experience will be assessed by someone who has worked in your trade and understands your skills and qualifications. VETASSES is Australia's leading assessment body for trades and we can assess 27 different trade occupations. 


Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 


Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 


Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 


Step 4

Find the cost you’ll need to pay up front for your trade skills assessment 


Step 5


You are strongly encouraged to review each of the units of competency shown above. To do this: 

1. Go to the following website:

2. Enter a unit code (e.g. MSMWHS200) into the ‘Title or code’ search box.

3. Click on the ‘NRT’ button.

4. Click on the ‘Search’ button.

5. Read the Unit of Competency information.

Start your online application