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 TRADESPERSONS construct and repair buildings and other structures, provide plumbing, drainage and mechanical services, and apply final finishes such as painting and flooring.

Most occupations in this sub-major 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 Construction Tradespersons typically include erecting frameworks, roof frames, roofs and walls; laying flooring, carpets and tiles; applying plaster or cement coatings to walls; building and installing fittings; painting or wallpapering surfaces; making signs; excavating and installing plumbing and drainage systems; installing gas appliances and airconditioning; and installing guttering and other rainwater goods.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
          441 Structural Construction Tradespersons
          442 Final Finishes Construction Tradespersons
          443 Plumbers

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