fitter and turner


Fitters and turners use machine tools to create and modify metal parts according to set specifications in order to fit components for machinery. They ensure the finished components are ready for assembly.

Alternative label

  • tool turner

  • engineering turner

  • machine tool fitter

  • tool engineering fitter

  • tool and die fitter

  • machine tool turner

  • assembly line fitter

  • tool and die turner

  • assembly line turner

  • electrical turner

  • tool fitter

  • tool engineering turner

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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