1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, Revision 1  
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    VEHICLE PAINTERS prepare surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours and apply paint.

    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:

    • removing rough spots on vehicle panels
    • sanding surfaces by hand and with power sanders
    • masking areas not to be painted with tape and paper
    • colour matching and mixing paints to match paint shades, and selecting pre-mixed paint
    • applying primer and finishing coats using spray-guns, and sanding surfaces between coats
    • touching up paintwork and applying polish to vehicles
    • removing masking papers, and waxing and polishing finished paintwork
    • painting signs and artwork on vehicles
    • treating vehicles with rust-proofing chemicals

      324311 Vehicle Painter


    Alternative Title:
      Vehicle Refinisher

    Prepares surfaces of vehicles, matches and mixes colours and applies paint. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

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