Toolmakers and Engineering Patternmakers make and repair tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other precision parts and equipment to fine tolerances for machine tools and other production machinery, and construct full-size engineering, visual and experimental models and models for the manufacture of prototype developmental products.
You usually need a certificate III or IV in engineering or relevant training to work as a Toolmaker or Engineering Patternmaker.
Top skills requested in job advertisements for this occupation.
Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Computer Aided Draughting/Design