Instrument fitters assemble and install precise instruments that measure, indicate, transmit, record and control. Instruments are used widely in all areas of manufacturing across a range of sectors. Instrumentation may include weighing or analysis devices, process control systems, and scientific or laboratory equipment.
Instrument fitters may…
Experienced instrument fitters may work with scientists to design, manufacture or modify laboratory equipment.
To become an instrument fitter you usually have to complete an apprenticeship (Certificate III in Engineering (Electrical-Electronic Trade). You may need a licence to work in this occupation.
Gaining dual trade status through the study of mechanical instrument fitting electives, either during your apprenticeship or through post-trade studies, is encouraged in this occupation.
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