1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 4942 UPHOLSTERERS AND BEDDING TRADESPERSONS

UPHOLSTERERS AND BEDDING TRADESPERSONS make, rebuild and repair upholstered articles such as chairs, sofas, beds and mattresses.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • conferring with clients to determine materials and cost of furniture items to be made or repaired
  • making and repairing wooden frames, and removing and replacing defective springs
  • removing coverings, webbing and padding from old furniture
  • measuring, cutting and covering furniture with materials
  • seaming cushions and joining sections of covering material
  • attaching ornamental trims, braids and buttons
  • padding and covering spring units to upholster mattresses

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              4942-11 Furniture Upholsterer
              4942-79 Upholsterers and Bedding Tradespersons nec
              4942-81 Apprentice Upholsterer or Bedding Tradespersons

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