ANZSCO code 399111
Boat Builder and Repairer
Builds, repairs and modifies boats. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 3
Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following: – NZ Register Level 4 qualification – AQF Certificate IV or – AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training. 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.
- Trades Recognition Australia (TRA)
- Composite Boat Builder
- Rigger (Boat)
- Wooden Boat Builder
- Yacht Builder
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 3991: Boat Builders and Shipwrights
Construct, fit out and repair boats and ships.
Indicative 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: NZQF 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.
- Studying plans and specifications, and preparing templates and scale plans for fabrication and cutting of hull sections
- Marking reference points and lines on dry docks and slipways
- Checking position and functioning of slipway apparatus
- Assembling shells of boats and erecting hull sections of ship
- Erecting and preparing launching platforms, conducting pre-launch tests and supervising launching procedures
- Installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machines, shafts and safety equipment
- Building and installing structures such as cabins, machine mountings, propeller supports and rudders
- Determining repair requirements and procedures
- May make hull moulds and fabricate and repair vessels using materials such as aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre, Kevlar, fibreglass and concrete
Other occupations in this Unit Group
- 399112: Shipwright