Operate patternmaking machinery


Operate various kinds of machinery and equipment involved in the production of patterns, such as drilling machines, milling machines, lathe machines, cutting machines, grinding machines, hand drills, and others.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate patternmaking machinery is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Casting mould maker: Casting mould makers create metal, wooden or plastic models of the finished product to be cast. The patterns are then used to create moulds, eventually leading to the casting of the product of the same shape as the pattern.

Optional skill

Operate patternmaking machinery is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022