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SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY


  • SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY
  • SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY
  • SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY
  • SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY
  • SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE PTY
Description
Date : June 9, 2019
Location : 53 Nelson Mandela drive & Kerk street,Rustenburg

BOILER MAKING TRAINING COURSE AT SA MINING AND OPERATOR TRAINING COLLEGE +27739110468 / +27766155538 / +27 145942068

You want to learn about careers as a Boilermaker

Find out everything you need to know about becoming a Boilermaker.

Job Title – Boilermaker

Description

A Boilermaker manufactures and builds structures of steel plates.

Typical Job Activities

Manufactures and builds structures of steel plates

These range from boilers for steam engines, pressure vessels for power stations and petrochemical plants for mine head gears, bridges and oil drilling platforms

Develops a drawing in separate sections

Makes calculations during the process

Establishes job procedure

Mark out the plate and cut it to the correct dimensions

Cutting torches or guillotines to correct dimensions

Bends torches into the required shape

Manually uses hand tools or mechanically by using bending brakes, rolling machines and heating procedures

Assembles the various parts

Prepares them for welding

Responsible for the cleaning and inspection of boilers to ensure that the boilers work effectively

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Educational Requirements

Grade 9 Certificate

Some employers demand higher qualifications

Compulsory Subjects: None

Recommended Subjects: Mathematics, Physical Science, Technical Drawing and Trade Theory

Apprenticeship Training:

If you want to become a boilermaker you need to register with an employer providing suitable training.

Training consists of theoretical and practical work:

– Theoretical training

– Practical training: In-service training under supervision of a qualified tradesman.

– Duration of course: 80 weeks to 4 years.

– Final examination: A compulsory trade test set by the Department of Labour to qualify as an artisan.

Additional Requirements:

If you want to become a boilermaker you must be at least 16 years old.

A boilermaker should be familiar with basic safety precautions applicable to this trade.

What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?

Have mechanical aptitude

Be practical and accurate

Be responsible, alert and careful

Enjoy working with your hands

Be able to work well with others

Be able to concentrate under noisy working conditions

Have physical strength, stamina and flexibility

Have good eye-hand co-ordination

Have manual dexterity

Have good eyesight

Employment Opportunities

Moderate

Market Competitiveness

Moderate

Income Potential

Moderate

Self-Employment Options

Moderate

International Employment Market

Low

Possible Employers

Government – national, provincial, local councils and related organisations like Government Departments

Big private companies – Engineering factories, Construction companies, Railways, Shipyards, Sasol and Mines

Medium or small Companies – Iron and steel plants or Petroleum refineries

Own small business: Entrepreneurial opportunities in this field

Self-employed: Contractor or freelance

Career Progress and Path

Experience in specific field

Work performance

Possible Career Paths

Specialist career in the specific field

Employment Stability

Moderately stable

Reasons to consider this career

A job in government

A job in private companies

To start my own business

I can work with my hands

I can do practical work and I do not have to study theories

I can work for myself

I am very interested in a specific subject or field

For more information visit our website to book in for the course

Website

SA Mining and Operator Training College

 

 



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