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Popular Trades in the Chemical Industries

Massive Manufacturing Industries

The Chemical Industries is one of the largest manufacturing industries in all developed and emerging countries.

It’s responsible for a massive variety of products and offers diverse career opportunities.

This sector is desperate for smart workers as innovation is key to finding new ways for the industry to satisfy an increasingly sophisticated, demanding and environmentally conscious consumer.

Popular Chemical Industries Trades

  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Welder
    Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Spot Welder Operator
      Arc Welder
      Welding Tradesperson
      Plater-welder
      Automotive Acetylene and Electrical Welder
      Brazier
      Special Class Welder
      Carbon Dioxide Welder
      Welding Inspector
      Solderer and Brazer
      Plate Layer
      Electric Arc Welder
      Flame Cutter
      Aircraft Welder
  • Boiler Maker
    Makes and repairs boilers pressure vessels.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Boilermaker
      Boilermaker-welder
      Plater-boilermaker
  • Rigger
    Assembles and installs rigging gear such as cables, ropes, pulleys and winches to lift, lower, move and position equipment, structural steel and other heavy objects.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Winch Erector
      Tower Rigger
      Rigger Ropesman
      Rigger (Metal Engineering)
      Construction Cable Layer / Puller
      Forest / Logging Rigger
      Scaffolding Rigger
      Construction Rigger
      Theatrical Rigger
      Hoisting Equipment Rigger
      Ship Rigger
      Rigger Scaffolder
  • Toolmaker
  • Metal Machinist
    Sets up and operates machine tools to shape and form metal stock and castings to fine tolerances, using detailed drawings and specifications.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Lathe Operator / Setter / Tradesperson
      Machinist and Fitter (Automotive)
      Vertical Borer
      Tooling Mechanician
      Automotive Machinist
      Machine Tool Mechanician
      Machine Tool Operator
      Milling Machinist
      Roll Turner
      Turner (Metal)
      Aircraft Machinist
      CNC Machinist
      Machine Tool Fitter
      Fitter-machinist
      Turner Machinist (Automotive)
      Jig Borer
      Machine Setter
      Cabling technician
      Turner Machinist
      Metal Machine Setter
      Machine Tool Setter
  • Fitter and Turner
    Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and sub-assemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Industrial Mechanician
  • Automotive Motor Mechanic
    Maintains, tests and repairs diesel and petrol road vehicles (less than 8 tons) and the mechanical parts thereof including transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Garage Mechanic
      Motor Mechanic
      Fuel Injection Pump Mechanic
      Service Mechanic
      Automotive Fitter
      Mechanical Service Advisor (Vehicles)
      Vehicle Radiator Mechanic
      Automotive Mechanic
      Brake and Clutch Mechanic / Repairer / Fitter
      Patrol Officer Automobile Association
      Automatic Transmission Mechanic
      Automotive Surveyor
      Vehicle Mechanic
      Air Conditioning Technician (Automotive)
      Fuel Injection Mechanic
      Auto Engineer / Mechanic
      Automotive Mechanician
  • Mechanical Fitter
    Fits and assembles metal parts and sub-assemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      General Fitter
      Carriage and Wagon Fitter
      Train Engine Fitter
      Mechanical Fitter (Machinery) Submarines
      Maintenance Fitter
      Machine Fitter
      Machine Fitter (Including Hydraulics and Pneumatics)
      Lubrication Equipment Mechanic
      Mechanical Fitter (Machinery) Ships
      Wagon Fitter
      Mining Machinery Fitter
      Stationary Engine Fitter
      Machine Fitter (Hydraulics)
      Marine Pipe Fitter
      Hydraulic Fitter
      Marine Fitter
  • Diesel Mechanic
    Maintains, test and repairs commercial vehicles (more than 3 tons GMV) including engines, mechanical parts, transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Diesel Fuel Injection Technician
      Diesel Fitter-mechanic
      Diesel Injector
      Diesel Fuel Injection Mechanic
      Diesel Electrical Fitter
      Field Service Technician (Diesel)
      Truck Mechanic
  • Electrician
    Installs, tests, connects, commissions, maintains and modifies electrical equipment, wiring and control systems.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Electrical Contractor
      Electrician (Engineering)
      Winder Electrical Technician
      Construction Electrician
      Electrical Wireman
      Electrician (General)
      Electrical Fitter
  • Millwright
    Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs stationary industrial machinery and electromechanical equipment.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Printers Mechanic
      Machine Tool Millwright
      Ground Electromechanician
      Millwright (Electromechanician)
      Electromechanician
  • Instrument Mechanician
    Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs electronic instruments and control systems.
    • Alternative Titles and Specialisations:
      Scalemaker
      Electronic Instrument Trades Worker
      Instrument Maker
      Meteorological Instrument Maker
      Instrument Fitter
      Instrument Mechanician (Process Control Systems)
      Instrument Mechanic
      Electronic Repair Technician
      Scientific Instrument Maker and Repairer
      Aircraft Instrument Mechanic
      Industrial Instrument Maker / Repairer / Serviceman
      Surgical Instrument Maker / Repairer
      Scale Mechanic Weights and Measures
      Medical Instrument Repairer
      Electronic Service Technician
      Instrument Mechanician (Industrial)
      Instrument Mechanician (Industrial Instrumentation & Process Control)
      Electronic Technician (Navy)
      Survey Instrument / Maker / Repairer / Manufacturer
      Instrument Mechanician (Process Control)
      Communication Electronic Technician (Air Force)
      Instrument and Control Service Person

Part two: Chemical Industries Qualifications

Part three: CHIETA Learning Allocations for 2016 is a list of all CHIETA learnerships, apprenticeships, Bursaries and skills programs.

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