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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CONSTRUCTION AND PLUMBER'S ASSISTANTS perform routine tasks on building and construction sites and assist plumbers in the installation and maintenance of piping systems, fixtures and water regulators.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transporting them about building sites
  • erecting and dismantling temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding
  • mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
  • collecting and removing rubble and waste material from sites
  • assisting with the assembly and installation of piping, valves and fittings
  • assisting with the installation of fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and sprinkler systems
  • maintaining and repairing plumbing systems under instruction


This section contains the following subsection :
              9916-11 Construction Assistant
              9916-13 Plumber's Assistant

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