What's it like to be a Workshop Supervisor?
Workshop Supervisors ensure the smooth and safe running of a workshop, often in a manufacturing or automotive setting. They plan maintenance schedules, roster and supervise staff and ensure best practices are followed. A Workshop Supervisor needs leadership capabilities, communication skills and the ability to prioritise work. They work for companies in manufacturing and mining, as well as the mechanical, engineering and automotive trades.
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How to become a Workshop Supervisor
- Complete a relevant qualification, such as the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (MEM30219). You can complete this as part of an apprenticeship, which takes around three years. This includes a mix of theoretical learning and on-the-job training.
- Build experience in a workshop-based role in an industry of your choice.
- Consider enhancing your skills with further qualifications, such as a Certificate IV in Engineering (MEM40119). This usually takes nine months to two years and opens up a broad range of career opportunities in the mechanical and engineering trades.
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