1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    FLOOR FINISHERS measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • measuring areas to be covered and consulting plans to estimate quantities of floor covering materials required
    • preparing surfaces for covering and removing baseboard trims
    • measuring, cutting and fixing underlay materials
    • laying coverings, such as carpets, linoleum, parquetry blocks, cork tiles and other resilient flooring materials, over floors, matching patterns, cutting shapes around fixtures and trimming edges
    • securing floor coverings and fitting edge trims in doorways
    • sanding, staining and applying finishing coatings to timber floors
    • may install wall, ceiling, counter and bench coverings

      332111 Floor Finisher


    Measures, cuts, installs and repairs soft and resilient floor coverings. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3


      Carpet Layer
      Parquetry Layer

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