Boat Builder and Repairer

Snapshot

Boat Builders and Repairers build, repair and modify boats. Registration or licensing may be required.

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Boat Builder and Repairer
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
5,300
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • assembling shells of boats and erecting hull sections of ship
  • installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machines, shafts and safety equipment
  • building and installing structures such as cabins, machine mountings, propeller supports and rudders
  • determining repair requirements and procedures
  • may make hull moulds and fabricate and repair vessels using materials such as aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre, Kevlar, fibreglass and concrete

Job Titles

  • Boat Builder and Repairer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Boating Services
  • Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction

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