332211 Painting Trades Worker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
332211
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Painting Trades Worker
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

332211 PAINTING TRADES WORKER

Applies paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisation:
Paperhanger

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3322 Painting Trades Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3322
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Painting Trades Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3322 PAINTING TRADES WORKERS

PAINTING TRADES WORKERS apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures.
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:

erecting scaffolding and ladders, and placing drop sheets to protect adjacent areas from paint splattering
preparing surfaces by removing old paint and wallpaper, fixing woodwork, filling holes and cracks, and smoothing and sealing surfaces
selecting and preparing paints to required colours by mixing portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying additives
applying paints, varnishes and stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers and sprays
hanging wallpaper, matching patterns and trimming edges
cleaning equipment and work areas
may repair windows and replace glass in wooden and metal frames
may lay and repair wall and floor tiles

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
980.70
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
995.10
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
983.80