Light Metals are all around us in our daily lives - at home and in the workplace. As worldwide demand for light metals such as aluminium and titanium increases, the light metals industries provide an ever increasing array of exciting career opportunities.
The Light Metals sector produces a huge variety of products, such as window frames, whitegoods, computer casings, stainless steel sinks, ceiling sections, vehicle components, fasteners and aluminium strips, tubes, wire and foil.
Light Metals also offers wide variety in choice of careers. You can start in a range of trade areas such as a Fitter Machinist, Maintenance Fitter, Fitter And Turner, Surface Finisher, Fabricator or Sheetmetal Worker. After you have gained more experience and training, you could move into Toolmaking or Engineering Design.
If you are interested in manufacturing products, enjoy the challenge of working in a well-equipped workshop environment and want to use a range of hand tools, then a career in Light Metals could be for you.