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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FINAL FINISHES CONSTRUCTION TRADESPERSONS install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings, apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate the surfaces of buildings and structures, and design and make signs for displays and structures.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Final Finishes Construction Tradespersons typically include 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 and hanging wallpaper; painting signs and lettering, making three-dimensional signs and creating murals and other art, and laying underlay and covering materials on floors.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
            4421 Painters and Decorators
            4422 Signwriters
            4423 Floor Finishers

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