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Mechanics and metal trades is the study of planning, designing, developing, producing, maintaining and monitoring machines, mechanical plants and systems and metal products. It includes designing and maintaining machines which produce goods and services. The focus of study in this detailed field is machines, mechanical systems and metal products.

Programmes and qualifications with the following main content are classified here:



Locksmithing and safe repairing

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical trades

Metal casting and patternmaking

Metal fitting, turning and machining

Metallurgical engineering

Precision mechanics

Sheet metal working

Steel production

Tool and die making



The study of motor vehicle mechanics and engineering is excluded from this detailed field and included in detailed field 0716 ‘Motor vehicles, ships and aircraft’.

Subscribe to 0715 - Machinery and operators