Coppersmiths craft and repair items made of non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass and similar materials. They shape and form the raw materials into objects of practical or artistic purpose using smithing tools. Professional coppersmiths create detailed and highly technical devices using appropriate smithing techniques.

Alternative label

  • copper craftsman

  • pipe fabricator

  • copper craftswoman

  • pipefitter

  • brass fabricator

  • copper fabricator

  • decorative coppersmith

  • non-ferrous metal worker

  • metalworker

  • copper worker

  • redsmith

  • brass worker

  • coppersmith brazer

  • copper craftworker

  • brazer

  • copper artist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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