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323315 - Saw Doctor

Description

Repairs, sets and sharpens blades for circular, band and other saws.

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

    • Saw Sharpener

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4115-17 Saw Maker and Repairer

Group: 3233 Precision Metal Trades Workers

Description

fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.

Tasks

    • assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
    • dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
    • inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
    • installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
    • calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
    • making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
    • testing circuits in electronic timepieces
    • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

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.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 323311 Engraver
    • 323312 Gunsmith
    • 323313 Locksmith
    • 323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
    • 323315 Saw Doctor
    • 323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

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Australia: 1300 619 977
International: +61 7 3181 5588

HEAD OFFICE:

Level 27 Santos Building, 32 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD Australia 4000
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