3321 Floor Finishers

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ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Floor Finishers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


FLOOR FINISHERS measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

measuring areas to be covered and consulting plans to estimate quantities of floor covering materials required
preparing surfaces for covering and removing baseboard trims
measuring, cutting and fixing underlay materials
laying coverings, such as carpets, linoleum, parquetry blocks, cork tiles and other resilient flooring materials, over floors, matching patterns, cutting shapes around fixtures and trimming edges
securing floor coverings and fitting edge trims in doorways
sanding, staining and applying finishing coatings to timber floors
may install wall, ceiling, counter and bench coverings

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
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