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51-4081.00 - Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed

Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to < 6.0)

There are 15 recognized apprenticeable specialties associated with this occupation:
Four-Slide-Machine Setter; Gunsmith; Gear-Cutting-Machine Set-Up Operator (Machine Shop); Gear Hobber Set-Up Operator; Machine Setter (Machine Shop); Machine Setter (Clock and Watch); Ornamental-Metal Worker; Machine Operator I; Spring Maker; Spring-Manufacturing Set-Up Technician; Tool-Machine Set-Up Operator; Machine Try-Out Setter; Gear-Cutting-Machine Set-Up Operator, Tool (Machine Shop); Machine Setter (Any Industry); Machine Set-Up Operator

To learn about specific apprenticeship opportunities, please consult the U.S. Department of Labor State Apprenticeship Information external site website.

For general information about apprenticeships, training, and partnerships with business, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship external site website.