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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INSULATION AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS INSTALLERS install functional or decorative fittings, or install and apply a variety of insulation materials to improve resistance to heat, cold, air, sound or moisture, in established buildings and those under construction.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • examining plans and specifications to determine location for insulation materials
  • preparing site for insulation or installation of fittings by nailing up furring, drilling holes for screws and bolts, and erecting scaffolding
  • nailing or stapling batt-type insulation to joists, studs or furring
  • gluing blocks and slabs of foamed plastic or cork to walls
  • operating equipment to blow or spray fibre fill or foam insulation material into cavities
  • fitting awnings, flyscreens, shower screens, prefabricated windows and doors, exterior cladding and other home improvements using hand tools


This section contains the following subsection :
              7914-11 Building Insulation Installer
              7914-13 Home Improvements Installer

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