Shape ornamental design


Form and shape decorative designs from a work piece of various materials, such as metal or wood, using hand tools or semi-automatic equipment.

Alternative labels

adapt decorative forms and shapes
remodel decorative forms and shapes
prepare decorative forms and shapes
modify decorative forms and shapes
remodel ornamental design
adapt ornamental design
modify ornamental design
prepare ornamental design

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Shape ornamental design is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Ornamental metal worker: Ornamental metal workers use finishing equipment and machinery to shape and finish fabricated ornamental metal workpieces, often used for the installation process in construction, such as railings, staircases, open steel flooring, fences and gates, and others.

Optional skill

Shape ornamental design 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.




  1. Shape ornamental design – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022