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Air conditioning and Refrigeration

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Installs, maintains and repairs air-conditioning, cold stores, ice-making and other refrigerating equipment.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and test equipment.
  • Use electric and gas welding equipment, perform simple machining and fabrication operations.
  • Install, test, service and repair (in association with an electrician, where necessary), plant components such as electrical drive equipment, timing devices, expansion valves, thermostats and pressure switches, compressors, condensers, heat-exchangers, fans, pumps, shafts and keys, belts and couplings, and other associated components.
  • Install, test, service and repair air-handling plant including ducting fan coils and ventilating fans.
  • Install, test, service and repair piping for refrigerant, chilled water, condenser, cooling water and steam systems.
  • Diagnose faults.
  • Read and interpret electrical, mechanical and building drawings, installation and service manuals, and liaise with building contractors.
  • Use approved mechanical handling and lifting equipment.

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Install, maintain and repair air-conditioning systems and equipment. Prepare drawings and follow up work in progress.

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Aircraft maintenance

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Automobile

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Install, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical parts of vehicle

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Install, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical parts of vehicle. Diagnose faults.

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Constructs, repairs, converts and modifies motor vehicle bodies.

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  • Correctly use and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Identify and use common materials.
  • Form and fabricate suitable materials.
  • Replace damaged/defective body and chassis components.
  • Repair body damage using appropriate body repair equipment.
  • Carry out chassis and body alignment checks.
  • Correctly use welding equipment.
  • Correctly apply body fillers.
  • Repair and install ancillary body fittings including window glasses.
  • Interpret manufacturers? information and drawings.

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Maintains and repairs electrical and electronic systems in motor vehicles.

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  • Correctly use and maintain tools and test equipment.
  • Carry out simple fitting and soldering.
  • Identify common materials.
  • Interpret wiring diagrams and manufacturers' information, including colour codes and charts.
  • Dismantle and examine electrical components for serviceability, repair and assemble in accordance with the recommended procedures.
  • Test and diagnose all electrical faults.
  • Install electrical accessories.
  • Make simple reports after inspection and repair.

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Maintains and repairs all types of motor vehicles.

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  • Correctly use and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Correctly use and maintain diagnostic equipment.
  • Identify common materials.
  • Carry out routine inspections and maintenance.
  • Dismantle and examine components for serviceability, repair and assemble in accordance with the recommended procedures.
  • Test and diagnose all mechanical and basic electrical faults.
  • Undertake road tests.
  • Interpret manufacturers' information.
  • Produce simple sketches and drawings.
  • Make simple reports after inspection or road test.

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Prepares and paints vehicle bodies.

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  • Correctly use and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Correctly prepare base materials for painting.
  • Correctly identify and mix paints to colour specifications.
  • Identify common materials.
  • Apply all refinishing techniques in accordance with the recommended procedures.
  • Identify and rectify paint defects.
  • Produce and use stencils.
  • Correctly apply transfers.

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Install, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical parts of vehicle. Prepare warranty claim and provide technical support for customers.

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Building Services

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Installs, operates, maintains and repairs various types of building services systems and equipment including electrical system; HVAC system; water supply and drainage system; fire services system; and simple building automation devices.

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  • Installation of building services facilities
  • Testing and commissioning of building services facilities:
    • ( i ) Electrical supply systems
    • ( ii ) Fire services systems
    • ( iii ) Water supply & drainage systems
    • ( iv ) Air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems
    • ( v ) Gas supply systems
  • Routine maintenance of:
    • ( i ) Electrical supply systems
    • ( ii ) Fire services systems
    • ( iii ) Water supply & drainage systems
    • ( iv ) Air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems
    • ( v ) Gas supply systems
  • Read & interpret engineering drawings, specifications and manuals
  • Use and care of hand tools and power tools of the trade
  • Use of test equipment and Instruments of the trade
  • Welding
  • Observe standard safety precautions necessary in the work
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports

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Install, maintain and repair building services systems and equipment. Follow up work in progress and prepare drawings

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Install, maintain and repair fire services systems and equipment.

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Install, maintain and repair fire services systems and equipment.

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Prepares surfaces for painting and decorating; applies paint or decorative materials; lays out and writes letters, characters and signs.

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  • Use and maintain all hand tools of the trade, brushes and paint spraying equipment.
  • Erect and use various types of scaffolding, steps, ladders, trestles, ropes, wire ropes, cradles and Bosun?s chairs.
  • Prepare new surfaces for painting by washing surfaces with detergent and water.
  • Prepare old painted surfaces for painting by :-
    • (i) removing old paint using blow lamp, gas torch, paint solvent, scrapers or wire brush,
    • (ii) smooth surfaces with abrasives, brushes or steel wool,
    • (iii) fill holes and cracks with putty or other appropriate fillers.
  • Apply where necessary, masking tape to areas not to be painted.
  • Select and mix paints and additives to produce the required tints and shades.
  • Apply primer and sealer.
  • Match materials for under and finishing coats and apply the required number of coats to surfaces using brushes, rollers or spray equipment.
  • Perform :-
    • (i) graining, marbling or gilding to give wood grain, marble or other special effects,
    • (ii) staining to preserve natural or transparent colour of wood,
    • (iii) combing to produce textured finish, and
    • (iv) lining using sable pencils.
  • Prepare surface for paper hanging by removing old covering material with scrapers, water or chemicals and filling in cracks and holes with appropriate materials.
  • Measure, trim, paste and hang smoothly paper on walls and ceilings.
  • Interpret sketches or adopt designs of lining and lettering and carry out free brush work of the same using brushes and tools.
  • Layout signs.
  • Cut single and multiple plate stencils.
  • Stencil with brush and spray.
Construction

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Erects and dismantles various types of bamboo scaffolding.

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  • Use and maintain all hand tools of the trade.
  • Read and interpret drawings and sketches of scaffolding.
  • Examine, select and use the appropriate scaffolding materials.
  • Erect scaffolding at specific sites according to requirements.
  • Fasten bamboo-poles by hand with bamboo and/or plastic sheaths.
  • Set up and secure scaffolding, checking and adjusting alignment and levels of scaffolding as necessary.
  • Repair damaged scaffolding or other bamboo structures.
  • Dismantle scaffolding or other bamboo structure.
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Performs one or more of the following: I ) laying bricks and other building blocks; II ) applying coats of plaster to floors, walls, stair-cases, roofs and ceilings. III ) Cutting, shaping and laying tiles to floor, wall and roof.

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  • Use and maintain tools
  • Erect and use of working platform
  • Setting out
  • Mix mortar
    • Cut and shape brick or block
  • Brickwork
    • Point to joint of facing brick
    • Prepare surface for plastering
    • Fix angle shape
  • Plastering
    • Cut and shape tile
    • Lay, bed and set wall tile
    • Lay, bed and set floor tile
    • Point to joint
    • Repair damaged tile surface

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Performs one or more of the followings: I ) internal and external carpentry and joinery work including those associated with marine craft; II ) erection and removal of formwork for various types of construction structures.

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  • Use and maintain all hand and power tools of the trade, woodworking machines and lifting equipment.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
  • Set up for hand and repetitive machine work, use patterns and marking jigs and prepare cutting lists.
  • Select, mark out, cut and shape timber and make joints according to specifications by hand and/or machines, performing such operations as sawing, grooving, planing and sanding.
  • Assemble prepared wood and parts by methods such as nailing, screwing, dowelling and gluing.
  • Cut and fix :-
    • (i) door and window frames,
    • (ii) doors and gates including the necessary fittings,
    • (iii) window boards including the covering of moulds,
    • (iv)  framing to ducts, panels and false ceilings,
    • (v) wall panels and suspended ceilings,
    • (vi) wood grounds, skirting, architraves and rails.
  • Make and fix in buildings all kinds of fitments such as cupboards,wardrobes, tables, drawers and kitchen units.
  • Undertake drawer dovetailing, fixing and edging of laminated plastic sheets.
  • Lay floor boards to various sub-floors.
  • Position and fix rafters, joists, trusses and other roof members.
  • Check and verify accuracy of work with squares, rules, levels and plumb-lines.
  • Erect temporary hoarding and wooden structures such as site offices in construction sites.
  • Erect, strike and maintain timber shores such as raking, flying and dead shores.

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Maintains and repairs building and civil engineering plant and machinery.

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  • Use and maintain all hand and power tools of the trade, instruments, lifting equipment, basic diagnostic, soldering and welding equipment.
  • Read and interpret plant or machinery drawings, simple electrical wiring and circuit diagrams, technical manuals or other specifications.
  • Maintain and service plant and machinery according to maintenance schedule including dismantling and examining the equipment for defects and re-assembling in accordance with recommended procedures.
  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical faults in construction equipment.
  • Test, dismantle and repair electrical systems and components of construction plant and machinery.
  • Remove, repair or replace damaged or worn parts.
  • Fit new parts by hand and machine tools according to specifications.
  • Assemble and test plant and machinery for correct functioning and make necessary adjustments.
  • Erect and maintain slip form and steel formwork.
  • Make simple report after inspection and repair.

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Interpret drawings and specifications; prepare and arrange site works; check materials submission; co-ordinate with other parties on site; maintain site records and prepare reports; check calculation of temporary works

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Use hand & power tools; fabricate, install, maintain and test steel structures; operate gantry crane for handling metal bars; perform different types of welding.

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Use hand and power tools; maintain plain line tracks, turnouts, crossings, buffer stop and tracks bonds; perform welding practice; install electrical equipment, fabricate and test electrical and electronic control equipment.

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Assembles, installs, repairs and maintains pipes, fittings, sanitary fixtures, cold, hot and flush water system, soil, waste and rain water drainage systems.

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  • Use and maintain all hand and power tools of the trade, pipe-bending and pipe-threading machines, soldering and welding equipment.
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Locate and mark positions and levels for connections, passage holes and fixtures using spirit levels and plumb-lines.
  • Form holes through walls and floors, leave chases and insert pipe sleeves.
  • Select the appropriate pipes, measure and mark pipes for cutting or bending.
  • Cut, fit, bend and thread pipes by hand or machines.
  • Join piping or attach fittings to piping by soldering, brazing, welding (gas and arc), cementing, fusing, threading, couplings, screwing, compression and flanged joints.
  • Carry out lead burning and forming (sheet and pipe), and joint wiping.
  • Install, service and repair the following:-
    • (i) pipes of various materials, control valves and pipe fittings;
    • (ii) various types of pumps and pump systems, pressure tank systems;
    • (iii) rain water, waste and soil drainage systems;
    • (iv) cold and hot water supply systems including all necessary fittings and ancillary equipment;
    • (v) flush water systems;
    • (vi) Plumbing fixtures and sanitary appliances such as water closets, urinal stalls, wash basins, baths, sinks and other kitchen equipment.
    • (vii) fire service piping including various fire-fighting equipment, pumps, fire extinguishers and sprinkler systems;
    • (viii) gas piping and appliances.
  • Test plumbing installations for leaks and correct functioning by carrying out hydraulic pressure, air pressure, smoke and chemical tests (e.g. on drains and soil pipes).

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Electrical

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Joints low voltage cables and joints dead cables up to 11 KV.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and the test equipment.
  • Prepare cables and accessories for the jointing process.
  • Joint copper or aluminium conductor cables.
  • Terminate cables using soldering or compression techniques.
  • Plumb lead or aluminium sheathed cable in any plane.
  • Joint pilot cables of any type.
  • Identify different types of cables.
  • Correctly instruct any apprentice or semi-skilled worker assigned to him.

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Installs, maintains and repairs commercial and domestic electrical appliances excluding office, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and test equipment.
  • Use electric and gas welding equipment, and perform simple machining and fabrication operations.
  • Install, test, service and repair appliance components such as motors, motor starters, switches, fuses, overload cutouts, relays capacitors and solenoids, timing devices, thermostats and pressure switches, fans, pumps, pulleys, shafts and keys, belts and couplings.
  • Install plumbing and wiring associated with electrical appliances.
  • Diagnose faults.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings, installation and service manuals.

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Install, test, maintain and repair building electrical circuit. Control and commission project, monitor work programme, supervise worker.

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Installs, maintains and repairs electrical plant and equipment.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and test equipment.
  • Carry out mechanical fitting and assembly relevant to heavy current equipment, and machine or fabricate parts for such equipment.
  • Install and repair motors, generators, transformers, heaters and pumps, switchgear and associated control equipment.
  • Install meters, instruments, relays and protection equipment.
  • Wire control circuits, indication and alarm systems.
  • Use approved mechanical handling and lifting equipment.
  • Diagnose faults in electro-mechanical devices.
  • Rewind motors, generator, transformers, etc.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings.

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Installs electrical wiring system of low voltage. Installs, tests, maintains and repairs electrical installations.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and test equipment.
  • Install all types of commonly used wiring and wiring accessories in normal situations and special wiring and accessories in hazardous situations.
  • Install electrical equipment such as motor starters, controllers and switchgear.
  • Locate and repair faults in electrical installations and equipment.
  • Identify different types of cables and wires.
  • Read and interpret simple electrical specifications, wiring and circuit diagrams, and building plans.

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Constructs, maintains and repairs overhead line systems.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and telecommunication equipment.
  • Set out support positions in accordance with predetermined routes and profiles.
  • Prepare and complete foundations for supports and stays and erect supports.
  • Climb supports using ladders, climbing irons or other aids.
  • Run out, tension, sag, bind in, joint, bond and terminate all commonly used conductors and service cables.
  • Correctly instruct any apprentice or semi-skilled worker assigned to him.
Electronic

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Installs, services and repairs radios, television receivers, consumer audio-video equipment and communal antenna systems.

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  • Use of tools of the trade
  • Identification of commonly used electronic components and materials
  • Soldering Technique
  • Read and interpret service manual and circuit diagrams
  • Use measuring and testing instruments for checking, testing and fault-finding
  • Diagnose, repair or replace faulty component(s) / module(s) of analogue / digital television receivers
  • Diagnose, repair or replace faulty component(s) / module(s) of video tape recorder / digital video recorder
  • Diagnose, repair or replace faulty component(s) /module(s) of radio, audio and high fidelity equipment, aerial system and other consumer video equipment
  • Align radio, television receiver and other consumer audio / video equipment according to specifications
  • Install radio, television receiver and other consumer audio / video equipment according to specifications
  • Carry out all necessary safety precautions

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Fits, assembles, installs, maintains and repairs communication equipment and systems including block wiring systems, private automatic branch exchange systems, intercom, in-building coaxial cable distribution systems, and other wired or wireless signed transmission and reception systems.

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Assist technician in installation, maintenance and repair of electronics devices

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Assist engineer in installation, maintenance and repair of electronics device. Assist engineer in project coordination, simple electronics design and modification; coordinate with sub-contractors

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Assembles, inspects, tests, repairs, calibrates and maintains electronic, electrical and mechanical instruments, meters and testing equipment.

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  • Use electrical and mechanical measuring instruments and meters.
  • Make simple electrical or mechanical adjustments to bring instruments and meters within calibration limits.
  • Overhaul and test instruments and meters, replacing any worn or defective parts in accordance with standard instructions.
  • Clean instrument and meter parts using appropriate methods and cleansing agents.
  • Calibrate or re-calibrate instrument dials.
  • Correctly use and maintain hand and machine tools of the trade and optical devices.
  • Read and interpret simple engineering drawings, instructions and wiring diagrams.

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Diagnoses, locates and repairs faults in the manufacture of electronic devices and products.

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  • Use of tools and mechanical measuring instruments of the trade
  • Identification of commonly used electronic components and materials
  • Soldering technique
  • Read and interpret functional block diagram
  • Read and interpret service manuals and circuit diagrams
  • Calibrate and check commonly used electrical/electronic measuring and test instrument
  • Assemble circuits
  • Alignment of products
  •    Visual inspection / touch up
  • Diagnose and repair, semi-finished parts of electronic products such as AM radio, FM radio, clock radio, cassette recorder, electronic games, TV games, digital telephone sets, personal computer etc.
  • Final repair of electronic products
  • Construction of testing circuits
  • Carry out all necessary safety precautions

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Installs, maintains and repairs security system including door phone systems, closed circuit television systems, public address systems, security alarm system, access control systems, building control and monitoring systems. Fits, assembles, installs, maintains and repairs communication equipment and systems including block wiring systems, private automatic branch exchange systems, intercom, in-building coaxial cable distribution systems, and other wired or wireless signed transmission and reception systems.

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Assist engineers in installing, maintaining and repairing electronics devices in various fields. Assist engineers in handling project, simple electronics design and modification; co-ordinate with sub-contractors.

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Gas

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Install, maintain and repair outdoor gas pipelines and related gas equipment.

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Installs, commissions, tests and services all types of gas appliances together with their associated equipment, piping and gas supplies in domestic, commercial and industrial premises.

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  • Use and maintain common hand and power tools of the trade, pipe-fitting and pipe-jointing equipment, pressure measuring instruments, testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixture.
  • Cut passage holes through walls and floors.
  • Cut, fit, bend, connect and install internal piping including purging and testing for soundness.
  • Install, test and commission the following:
    • (i) gas meters and their associated controls;
    • (ii) internal piping systems; and
    • (iii) domestic, commercial and industrial gas appliances, their gas, water and electric controls and other associated fittings and equipment.
  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical and electronic faults in gas appliances and installations.
  • Dismantle and examine for defects, repair, re-assemble, test and adjust gas appliances, meters and associated equipment in accordance with proper procedures.
  • Undertake routine servicing of all gas appliances and attend to emergencies in accordance with proper procedures.
  • Prepare reports after inspection and repair.
Jewllery

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Makes and repairs fine gold articles, and makes all kinds of mounting for jewellery.

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  • Use hand and power tools of the trade
  • Make fine gold jewellery
  • Make ornaments such as mythical status of gods, beasts, insects and birds from find fold metal sheet and wire
  • Form motifs on all kinds of fine gold ornaments by chasing, hammering, texturing and engraving
  • Reshape and restyle old-fashioned fine-gold jewellery
  • Enlarge or reduce size of fine-gold rings and bracelets
  • Melt fine gold and cast fine gold jewellery
  • Apply different methods to polish all kind of fine-gold jewellery

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Makes and repairs K-gold (including platinum or other precious metals) articles and all kinds of mounting for jewellery.

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  • Use hand and power tools of the trade
  • Make all kinds of traditional and fashion K-gold jewellery including rings, brooches, pendants, earrings, bracelets and necklaces etc.
  • Make mounting, collate and holes for setting diamond and gem stones.
  • Enlarge or reduce size of rings and bracelets
  • Reshape and restyle old-fashioned K-gold jewellery.
  • Melt precious metals and alloys
  • Apply different methods to police all kinds of K-gold jewellery.

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Use hand and power tools; interpret jewellery design and production drawings; make plain K-gold jewellery; repair and reshape K-gold jewellery in accordance to specifications.

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Sets diamond, precious and semi-precious stones in jewellery mountings.

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  • Use hand and power tools of the trade.
  • Make prong setting, pave setting, thread and grain setting, channel setting, illusion setting and cup setting for different shapes of precious and semi-precious stone.
  • Make settings for coral, ivory and pearl
  • Convert settings in accordance with specification.
  • Analyze and solve the problems pertaining to setting precious and semi-precious stones.
Lift and escalator

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Installs, adjusts, maintains and repairs electrical equipment for lifts and escalators.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and test equipment.
  • Install all types of commonly used wiring and wiring accessories in lift installations in normal and hazardous situations.
  • Install, test, adjust, maintain, locate and repair faults in lift electrical installations and equipment, and carry out modifications to control circuits according to instructions.
  • Follow emergency procedures in accordance with the latest edition of Codes of Practice CP 40
  • Perform simple machining operation.
  • Climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Read relevant electrical, mechanical and building drawings and liaise with electrical contractors, and prepare simple wiring diagrams and switching circuits.

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Installs, adjusts, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment for lifts and escalators.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and alignment instruments.
  • Use approved mechanical handling and lifting equipment.
  • Install, adjust, maintain, locate and repair faults in mechanical installations and equipment in lifts and escalators, and carry out modifications according to instructions.
  • Use electric and gas welding equipment.
  • Test mechanical safety equipment.
  • Climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Read relevant mechanical and building contractors.

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Install, maintain and repair lift and escalator. Follow up projects.

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Mechanical

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Makes parts for, fits, installs, maintains, repairs and tests mechanical plant and machinery.

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  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Use and maintain common cutting tools, hand tools, and fabricating equipment.
  • Perform simple soldering, brazing and welding operations.
  • Use and maintain measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Undertake proper marking out and bench fitting work.
  • Set up and operate common machine tools such as lathes and milling machines to produce simple replacement parts.
  • Work to specified tolerances and fits.
  • Install, service and repair commonly used machine tools, plastics processing machines, and production tools.
  • Maintain and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication and cooling systems used in machinery and plant.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance programmes on machinery and plant.
  • Observe safety precautions and maintain a tidy workplace and proper working condition.

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Sets up and operates machine tools to produce components.

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  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Use and maintain common hand tools, cutting tools and fabricating equipment.
  • Use and maintain measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Identify common engineering materials and select and correctly grind cutting tools for their machining.
  • Undertake proper marking out on workpieces.
  • Set up and perform various machining operations on one or more of the following machines to produce components according to specifications:
    • (i) centre lathes-facing, turning, thread cutting, and boring;
    • (ii) horizontal, vertical and universal milling machines - horizontal, vertical and angular milling, gear cutting, profiles, cams, slots and dovetails milling;
    • (iii) surface and cylindrical grinding machines - parallel, taper, internal, external and profile grinding;
    • (iv) pantographs;
    • (v) shaping machines and slotting machines;
    • (vi) boring machines/jig borers;
    • (vii) electro-discharge machines;
    • (viii) hydro-copying machines (lathes, milling machines);
    • (ix) NC machines including machine centres.
  • Select and use the correct speed, feed, lubricants and coolants for efficient machining.
  • Observe safety precautions and maintain a tidy workplace and proper working condition.

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Use sheet metal fabrication tools, gas and arc welding, and wiring equipment; overhaul electrical and mechanical plant equipment; maintain and repair mechanical equipment; follow up projects.

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Repair and overhaul mechanical facilities of production plant, shipbuilding or railway engineering.

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Fabricate and maintain steel structures and welding facilities.

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Makes and repairs press tools, cutting tools, gauges, jigs and fixtures.

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  • Read and interpret tool and die drawings, templates and other specifications.
  • Use and maintain common hand tools, cutting tools and fabricating equipment.
  • Use and maintain measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Identify common engineering materials and select and correctly grind cutting tools for machining.
  • Undertake proper marking out on tool and die parts.
  • Select, set up and operate various machine tools commonly used for tool and die making, such as lathes, milling machines, grinding machines, jig grinders, jig borers, shaping machines, EDM and wire-cut EDM to produce components to required dimensions, shapes and surface finishes.
  • Select and use correct speeds, feeds, lubricants and coolants for operation on above machines.
  • Perform simple heat-treatment on components for tools and dies.
  • Perform fitting out and assembly work of press tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, dies and special tools to achieve proper alignments   Set up and test completed tools and dies, jigs and fixtures, gauges and special tools.
  • Identity failures on tools and dies, jigs and fixtures, gauges, special  tools, and repair, modify or replace components.
  • Perform simple tool and die design.
  • Observe safety precautions and maintain a tidy workplace and proper working condition.

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Plastic

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Makes and repairs moulds and dies for plastics processing machines.

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  • Read and interpret mould and die drawings, models, templates and other specifications.
  • Use and maintain common hand tools, cutting tools and fabricating equipment.
  • Use and maintain measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Identify common engineering materials and select and correctly grind cutting tools for machining.
  • Undertake proper marking out on mould and die parts.
  • Select, set up and operate various machine tools commonly used for mould and die making, such as lathes, milling machines, grinding machines, jig grinders, shaping machines, pantographs, jig borers and electro-discharge machines to produce components to required dimensions, shapes and surface finishes.
  • Select and use correct speeds, feeds, lubricants and coolants for operation on above machines.
  • Perform simple heat-treatment of tools and mould and die components.
  • Perform fitting out and assembly work of moulds and dies.
  • Identity mould and die failures, malfunctions, and repair, modify or replace components.
  • Perform simple mould and die design.
  • Observe safety precautions and maintain a tidy workplace and proper working condition.
Printing

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Sets up and operates machines for bookbinding and carries out miscellaneous print finishing operations.

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  • Correctly use and maintain the tools of the trade including power tools and equipment.
  • Identify the main classes of paper and board and finishes available.
  • Set and operate folding machines.
  • Use, adjust and maintain cutting machines.
  • Set, run, and maintain adhesive binding machines.
  • Produce booklets and periodicals by mechanical means.
  • Set and operate all semi-automatic and automatic machinery relating to edition case binding.
  • Use and maintain equipment and machinery relating to print finishing.
  • Carry out all operations for the hand-casing of books, including edge, gold leaf and foil finishing.

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Composes, makes-up, imposes, assembles, proofs and corrects type in metal or by manual or computer phototypesetter.

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  • Correctly use and maintain photographic typesetting machines or computer-aided typesetting equipment.
  • Film-set display, text, tabular and table work in English and Chinese.
  • Interpret layout instructions and prepare a simple assembly layout.
  • Make up and finalize pages of film or paper by stripping techniques.
  • Interpret and mark proofs to B.S.I. standards.
  • Process film or paper from phototypesetter by tray or machine.

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Design, paginate and produce print-ready artwork.

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Assist in design, pagination and print-ready artwork production.

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Imposes films and produces offset plates for printing by photomechanical method.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Prepare layouts for image duplication.
  • Assemble negative and positive films for plate production.
  • Identify and use different types of chemicals for platemaking.
  • Operate various types of platemaking equipment such as vacuum printing-down frames and light register tables.
  • Handle and process deep-etch or pre-sensitized negative and positive type plates.
  • Produce proofs by non-press methods.
  • Carry out effective plate management in order to check for image quality, and to make alterations and additions as required.
  • Operate an efficient storage system for assembled films.

Description

Sets up and operates letterpress and relief plates printing machines.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Carry out general make-ready procedure on a machine.
  • Set feeders for different sizes and types of stock.
  • Prepare packing to meet requirements.
  • Prepare overlays, interlays, and underlays.
  • Set up inking unit on the press.
  • Set up the machine for halftone and register work.
  • Set up for creasing, embossing, gold blocking, perforating, numbering, and other ancillary operations.
  • Use anti-set-off devices and press varnishing.
  • Mix ink and colour to match requirements.
  • Position colour forms.
  • Adjust mixed forms to meet requirements.
  • Check for quality of reproduction.
  • Use register devices, lining-up table, and pre-make-ready systems including mechanical overlays.

Description

Sets up and operates offset printing machines.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Carry out partial and full make-ready procedures on the machine.
  • Set up press feeders.
  • Dress and pack printing cylinders.
  • Set up, remove, and clean inking and damping units on the press.
  • Check the machine for printing size, register and quality of impression.
  • Match colours to meet customer requirements.
  • Maintain ink and water balance on the run.
  • Obtain correct position on the machine.
  • Carry out registration of single and multi-colour work.
  • Prepare and handle offset rubber blankets.
  • Make ink adjustments of wet-on-wet printing.
  • Operate and use quality control devices.

Description

Prepares and photographs copy for reproduction, including retouching of negatives and positives, stripping and assembly.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Operate and maintain process cameras, electronic scanners, enlargers, and contact equipment and other dark room items.
  • Identify and use different types of materials and chemicals.
  • Prepare for reproduction both reflection copy and transparencies.
  • Select and use halftone screens for reproduction.
  • Make reversals, line and tone combinations, duo-tones etc.
  • Process film by tray or automatic processor.
  • Operate light meters, densitometers and other quality control devices.
  • Prepare layouts to meet job specifications.
  • Process paper or film and to produce contact prints.
  • Assemble negative and positive films.
  • Safely handle and store all chemicals and materials of a hazardous nature.

Description

Monitor and schedule printing processes and serve customer.

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Monitor printing processes, calculate production materials and serve customer.

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Shipbuilding

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Testing and certificate

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Watch and Clock

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Description

Installs, converts, overhauls, maintains and repairs clothing machinery.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Adjust, replace and repaid oscillating shuttle/rotary hook of sewing machine
  • Adjust and set needle bar mechanism and needle bar rocking frame cock shaft
  • Adjust and set position of feed dog for drop feed sewing machine
  • Adjust differential feed mechanism of special type sewing machine
  • Adjust and replace looper of overedging machine
  • Adjust and match synchronization of looper, needle and thread control mechanism in proper relation to each other
  • Adjust, repair, and replace knife/cutter/thread trimmer mechanism
  • Adjust and regulate stitch length to requirements
  • Maintain lubrication system for various sewing machine
  • Replace faulty/worn-out machine parts
  • Dismantle, assemble, fit and adjust various parts of sewing machine
  • Perform run-test of new machine
  • Fit and install various guides, folders and attachments
  • Tackle sewing faults/trouble shooting
  • Repair and maintain machinery in cutting room
  • Use and care of hand and machine tools for repairing purposes
  • Read and interpret simple wiring diagram and check out electric faults
  • Adjust & set pneumatic and automatic control sewing machines
  • Adjust and replace electronic and computer parts of sewing machines

Description

Checks western-style menus, performs cookery tasks, prepares dishes or carries out food decoration.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Checks menus; uses utensils and crockery of the kitchen; prepares cookery and meals; checks kitchen stocks; may specialize in sauce, soup, roast, butchery, fish, cold cut and vegetable.
  • Check food items before they leave the kitchen.
  • Dispense food only against proper guest or officer checks.
  • Check all ?mis-en-place? at his station and ensure cleanliness of equipment.
  • Direct kitchen staff in his area including trainee cooks in preparing western meals.
  • Prepare, season and cook food items.

Description

Installs, converts, overhauls, maintains and repairs knitting machinery.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Use and maintain hand and power tools
  • Interpret knitting machine manual
  • Operate and control available knitting machinery (state the main types of weft/warp knitting machinery)
  • Clean, lubricate knitting machinery
  • Prepare patterning devices for machine knitting
  • Set and adjust machine for fabric production
  • Diagnose and rectify machine faults
  • Erect, set, overhaul, convert and repair knitting machinery

Description

Makes and repairs all metal furniture.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Use and maintain all hand and power tools of the trade including welding equipment, metalworking machine tools and lifting equipment
  • Read and interpret furniture drawing and specifications.
  • Undertake marking out and cutting to specifications.
  • Identify and select metal sheets, tubes and rods, and related materials commonly used in furniture manufacturing.
  • Set up and operate machine tools for various types of metal working including bending, folding, straightening and punching of plates and sections.
  • Join metal parts by gas, arc and spot welding and riveting.
  • Use and take care of relevant measuring instruments, gauges and standards.
  • Design and mark various metal furniture.
  • Carry out all necessary safety precautions in the work for which he is responsible.

Description

Prepares surfaces of furniture for painting and decorating; mixes and applies paint or decorative materials.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Use and take care of tools of the trade
  • Use and maintain spray gun and ancillary equipment
  • Carry out spraying
  • Prepare surface for finishing
  • Stop and fill surfaces.
  • Removing old finished surface for repainting.
  • Perform other special finishes
  • Matching
  • Polishing

Description

Installs, converts, overhauls, maintains and repairs textile machinery.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Use and care of hand tools, gauges, and measuring instruments
  • Lubricating and scoring machinery according to preventive maintenance scheme
  • Interpretation of engineering drawings and maintenance manuals
  • Checking machine parts for wear
  • Operation and test-run of (type of machines)
  • Checking and adjusting settings to the required tolerance and correct machine alignment
  • Carrying out machine erection, overhaul and repairs
  • Converting machine for different parameters
  • Making simple gauges
  • Rectification of mechanical faults
  • Repair and maintenance of electrical equipments

Description

Makes and repairs all wood furniture.

Essential Trade Skills

  • Use and take care of hand tools and power hand tools of the trades.
  • Preparation of hand tools for use
  • Use and take care of wood working machines
  • Interpret scale working and construction drawings and specifications
  • Classify and select timber
  • Mark out
  • Laying off
  • Cutting and shaping of timber according to specification, and make joints commonly found in furniture making
  • Assemble prepared wood and parts
  • Select and mix of adhesive
  • Fixing and edging of veneers and laminated plastic sheets
  • Trimming edges
  • Making and fixing kinds of filments
  • Checking and verification of accuracy of work
  • Undertake simple furniture design