Maintenance Fitters craft, assemble and fit parts to heavy machinery and industrial equipment. They also install, maintain and repair a range of heavy machinery and industrial tools including their mechanical and hydraulic components.
A Certificate III in Engineering is usually required to attain a Maintenance Fitter role, either combined with, or in place of an apprenticeship when starting out in this role.
Complete a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade as part of an apprenticeship, or at a TAFE or registered training organisation.
Gain practical experience as a qualified tradesperson and consider moving into specific industry such as mining, manufacturing, construction or transport.
- Problem Solving
- Team Player
- Mechanical Fitting
- Fault Finding
- Preventive Maintenance
- FMCG Industry
- Fixed Plant
- Following safety protocols