Fitting and Turning Apprenticeship
Full-time Apprenticeship

Location: Chinchilla
Duration: 42 months
Closing Date: 16/04/2024
Position Overview:
The purpose of this Fitting and Turning Apprenticeship in Chinchilla is to provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge through completing on the job working experience and training with an employer whilst completing a nationally recognised course of training through a registered training organisation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fitters and Turners fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Day-to-day tasks may include:
- studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations and machine settings
- fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and sub-assemblies to produce machines and equipment
- checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
- setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools
- setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
- forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerance using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
- cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
- diagnosing faults and p
Essential Criteria:
- A willingness to develop skills and knowledge.
- The ability to listen, follow instructions and ask for assistance when required.
- The desire to make a positive contribution to the workplace by being punctual, showing interest and adhering to the relevant workplace policies and procedures.
- The ability to act responsibly and safely in the workplace.
- The ability to develop effective working relationships both in the workplace as well as with Golden West Apprenticeships team members.
- The ability to complete timesheets correctly and on-time.
Desirable Criteria:
- Work experience in your chosen industry
Position Requirements:
To fulfil the requirements of Fitting and Turning Apprenticeship with Golden West Apprenticeships you will:

- Abide by the terms and conditions of the Training Contract.
- Complete Golden West Apprenticeships inductions.
- Perform work in a satisfactory manner.
- Commit to and complete the Training Plan in the timeframe allocated by completing theory based assessments and demonstrating skills through competency based assessments to the best of your ability.
- Comply with registration relevant to your field of work, in particular the Further Education and Training Act and the Work Health and Safety Act.