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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VEHICLE PAINTERS prepare surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours and apply paint.

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:

  • preparing vehicle surfaces by filing, chiselling or sanding
  • masking areas not to be painted by covering with masking tape and paper
  • selecting or mixing paint shades to match vehicle colour
  • applying primer and finish coats with spray-guns, and rubbing down surfaces between coats
  • removing masking papers, waxing and polishing finished paintwork


This section contains the following subsection :
              4214-01 Supervisor, Vehicle Painters
              4214-11 Vehicle Painter
              4214-81 Apprentice Vehicle Painter

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