7213-Sheet Metal Workers

Job Title: 

Sheet Metal Workers

Job Description: 

Sheet metal workers make, install and repair articles and parts of articles made out of sheet metal such as sheet steel, copper, tin, brass, aluminium, zinc or galvanised iron.


Tasks include:

  • marking sheet metal for cutting and shaping
  • making and repairing household utensils and other articles in tin, copper and light alloys, or ornamental articles and fittings
  • making and repairing boilers, tanks, vats and similar containers
  • installing and repairing sheet-metal parts of vehicles and aircraft
  • converting blueprints into shop drawings to be followed in the construction and assembly of sheet metal products
  • determining project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required methods and materials, according to blueprints, drawings, and written or verbal instructions
  • inspecting product quality and installation to ensure conformance to specifications
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Boilermaking plater
Panel beater (vehicle)
Ornamental sheet metal worker

Specific Occupations: 

Sheet metal worker (general)


Panel beater

Other sheet metal workers

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore