Mechanical Fitter Courses

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What does a Mechanical Fitter do?

Mechanical Fitters work with metal pieces to create products and machines. The role requires assessing the suitability of materials for different purposes, fitting metal parts into machines, checking the performance of equipment, repairing faults and implementing controls for machinery.

Most Mechanical Fitters work with heavy machinery and are required to use tools to create a required part or product from metal.

Mechanical Fitter Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Mechanical Fitter.

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How much does a Mechanical Fitter earn?

In Australia, a full time Mechanical Fitter generally earns $1,550 per week ($80,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Mechanical Fitters?

The occupation of Mechanical Fitter has experienced stable numbers over the past 5 years. It is predicted that there will be a moderate growth in the number of Mechanical Fitter roles in the coming 5 years.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Mechanical Fitter?

To obtain a role as a Mechanical Fitter, you will need a relevant tertiary qualification. The Advanced Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering for Oil and Gas Facilities and the Advanced Diploma of Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering in Mining both serve as a pathway to this career. Once you become a Mechanical Fitter, you may be required to complete additional short courses to undertake particular tasks in the workplace like driving a forklift.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au