Pours, spreads, smoothes and finishes concrete for structures such as floors, stairs, ramps, footpaths and bridges.
Skill Level: 5
CONCRETERS pour, spread, smooth and finish concrete for structures such as floors, stairs, ramps, footpaths and bridges.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)
For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
erecting concrete form work and laying steel reinforcing
pouring, spreading and levelling concrete using screeds and templates
tamping, smoothing, shaping and sealing concrete
operating trowelling machines to float, trowel and polish concrete surfaces
forming expansion joints and edges using edging tools, jointers and straight edges
installing fixtures in concrete such as anchor bolts, steel plates and door sills
wetting concrete and rubbing with abrasives to finish vertical surfaces
covering concrete with plastic sheeting and sand to cure it
cutting lines in concrete using power cutters
may cover freshly poured concrete with colouring powders and other materials