Shape sheet metal objects


Use the appropriate tools and measurements to bend, fold and curve sheet metal objects into the correct shape.

Alternative labels

sheet metal working
shaping sheet metal objects
sheet metal object shaping
form sheet metal
shaping of sheet metal objects
work sheet metal
sheet metal forming

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Shape sheet metal objects is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Shape sheet metal objects 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.

Sheet metal worker: Sheet metal workers in construction use sheet metal to construct roofs, ducts for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, gutters and other metal structures. They read plans and determine the type and amount of materials to be used, then measure, bend, cut, shape, and attach pieces of sheet metal to create the required structure.




  1. Shape sheet metal objects – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022