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51-9061.00 - Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green

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 28 recognized apprenticeable specialties associated with this occupation:
Airplane Inspector; Cable Tester; Complaint Inspector; Diesel-Engine Tester; Experimental Assembler; Hydrometer Calibrator; Inspector, Outside Production; Inspector, Precision; Rubber Tester; Radiographer; Thermometer Tester; Electronics Tester; Testing-and-Regulating Technician; Inspector, Set-Up and Lay-Out; Automobile-Repair-Service Estimator; Relay Tester; Inspector, Metal Fabricating; Electric-Meter Tester; Trouble Locator, Test Desk; Automobile Tester; Experimental Test Mechanic; Electric-Distribution Checker; X-Ray-Equipment Tester; Quality-Control Inspector; Operational Test Mechanic; Inspector, Electromechanical; Grader; Calibrator, Military (Instruments and Apparatus)

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.