Snapshot

Product Assemblers put together components and subassemblies that go into the production of metal products, electrical and electronic equipment, jewellery and precious metal articles, and joinery products.

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Product Assemblers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
26,900
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$800
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • locating, positioning and securing components on workbenches
  • punching and drilling mounting holes in parts and assembled products
  • assembling and securing components in sequence
  • assembling parts by nailing, screwing, gluing and dowelling, riveting, crimping, soldering and spot welding components
  • fitting hardware items, such as hinges, catches and knobs, to parts
  • attaching and fastening jewellery and jewellery parts to fabricate bracelets, necklaces, brooches and earrings
  • deburring and finishing items using files, grinding wheels and emery paper
  • may manually wind light electrical field coils

Job Titles

  • Product Assembler

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology

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Job Vacancies

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