1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  

UNIT GROUP 4421 PAINTERS AND DECORATORS

PAINTERS AND DECORATORS apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate the surfaces of buildings and structures.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

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, thinning and drying additives
  • applying paints, varnishes or stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers or sprays
  • hanging wallpaper
  • cleaning equipment and work areas

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              4421-01 Supervisor, Painters and Decorators
              4421-11 Painter and Decorator
              4421-81 Apprentice Painter and Decorator

Previous PageNext Page