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Toolmaker

Toolmaker
ANZSCO Code: 323412

Toolmakers make and repair tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other precision parts and equipment to fine tolerances for machine tools and other production machinery.

Occupation description

Toolmakers make and repair tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other precision parts and equipment to fine tolerances for machine tools and other production machinery.

Their job involves:

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances of articles to be manufactured.
  • measuring and marking out metal stock and castings using various gauges.
  • cutting, shaping and forming metal and other materials using machine tools.
  • checking accuracy of manufactured articles to fine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments.
  • testing and modifying manufactured articles.
  • diagnosing and repairing faults with tools and machinery, and performing regular maintenance.

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 Toolmaker. 

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

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will then complete a technical interview with our assessor. The technical interview is 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. 

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Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 

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Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 

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Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 

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Step 4

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

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Step 5

FAQs

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

1. Go to the following website: http://training.gov.au/Search.

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