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Manufacturing Technologist - Structural Steel Detailing

Manufacturing Technologists (Structural Steel Detailing) may work in a range of manufacturing or engineering enterprises preparing detailed plans, drawings and other documents for the manufacture and erection of steel members. 

Summary of Training

  • Organise and communicate information
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • Apply quality standards
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Interpret architectural and engineering design specifications for structural steel detailing
  • Detail bolts and welds for structural steelwork connections
  • Detail standardised structural connections
  • Detail structural steel members
  • Incorporate structural steel detailing into fabrication and construction project management
  • Select welding processes
  • Interpret technical drawing
  • Detail ancillary steelwork
  • Perform advanced engineering detail drafting
  • Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system
  • Interpret technical specifications and manuals
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) to produce basic drawing elements
  • Produce basic engineering drawings
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) create and display 3-D models
  • Work in a socially diverse environment
  • Interpret customer requirements

Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.

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Manufacturing Technologist - Structural Steel Detailing - MSA50108
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Commencements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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