6611-Precision-instrument Makers and Repairers

Job Title: 

Precision-instrument Makers and Repairers

Job Description: 

Precision-instrument makers and repairers precision-instrument makers and repairers make, calibrate, repair, maintain, adjust and install mechanical watches, clocks, nautical, meteorological, optical, orthopaedic and other precision instruments and equipment and set them for correct performance.


Adjusting and repairing masts, supporting structures, clearance lights, control panels, control cabling and wiring, and other electrical and mechanical devices

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

302 - Design and Applied Arts

Specific Occupations: 

661101 - Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
Description : Assembles, calibrates, installs and overhauls mechanical precision instruments and equipment.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Camera Repairer

661102 - Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer
Description : Makes, repairs, cleans and adjusts watches and clocks.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Horologist, Orthopaedic Appliance Maker

661103 - Scale Fitter
Description : Installs, repairs and calibrates a variety of scales.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa