1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4423-11 Floor Finisher

Measures, cuts, installs and repairs soft and resilient floor coverings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • prepares surface for covering and removes baseboard trims
  • measures areas to be covered or consults plans to estimate quantities of floor covering materials required
  • measures, cuts and fixes underlay materials
  • lays covering materials over floor, matches patterns, cuts shapes around fixtures and trims edges
  • secures floor coverings and fits edge trims in doorways
  • may install wall, ceiling, counter and bench coverings
  • may lay parquetry blocks or resilient floor coverings

Carpet Layer
Parquetry Layer

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