7122-Metal Finishing, Plating and Coating Machine Operators

Job Title: 

Metal Finishing, Plating and Coating Machine Operators

Job Description: 

Metal finishing-, plating- and coating-machine operators operate and monitor equipment which finishes, plates and coats metal articles or parts, in order to give them improved resistance to corrosion and abrasion, for decorative purposes, or to impart electrical or magnetic properties.


Checking proper thickness of plating using micrometers, callipers or other devices recording data and writing production logs

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

712201 - Electroplater
Description : Controls plating processes and maintains solutions used to coat metal articles and other parts with non-ferrous metals.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Aircraft Electroplater, Anodiser, Electroformer, Enameller, Galvaniser, Hot Dip Plater, Metal Coating Machine Operator, Metal Finishing Machine Operator, Metal Plating Machine Operator

Source Of Info: 

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