Plastics Fabricator or Welder Australia

Plastics Fabricator or Welder Australia ANZSCO  711513:

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Plastics Fabricator or Welder Australia ANZSCO 711513:


Operates machines to measure, cut, shape, fit and assemble plastics materials to produce plastic products.

Skill Level



  • Acrylic Fabricator
  • Vinyl Welder and Fabricator

Group: 7115 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators


operate machines to manufacture and finish plastic and rubber products.


  • operating controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
  • measuring and loading materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
  • monitoring operation, regulating material supply and adding chemicals and colorants to mixture
  • threading uncoated wire and cable through plastic coating machines, around take-up reels and through dies and cooling chambers
  • laying casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
  • operating rollers to remove air
  • operating vulcaniser presses and controlling curing
  • examining output for defects and conformity to specifications
  • performing minor repairs and maintaining production records

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 II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year 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.

Occupations in this Group

  • 711511 Plastic Cablemaking Machine Operator
  • 711512 Plastic Compounding and Reclamation Machine Operator
  • 711513 Plastics Fabricator or Welder
  • 711514 Plastics Production Machine Operator (General)
  • 711515 Reinforced Plastic and Composite Production Worker
  • 711516 Rubber Production Machine Operator
  • 711599 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators nec