1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9916-11

      Construction Assistant
      Construction Worker

Assists building tradespersons to erect and repair structures and facilities on building and construction sites and in factories producing prefabricated building components.

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

Tasks Include:
  • loads and unloads building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transports them to work sites
  • performs building and installation work under direction
  • erects and dismantles temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding around work sites
  • undertakes basic concrete work and form work
  • mixes, pours and spreads materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
  • collects and removes rubble and waste material from sites
  • lifts and holds heavy parts in position for securing
  • cleans and stores tools and equipment

Specialisations:
Bricklayer's Assistant
Builder's Labourer
Carpenter's Assistant
Tiler's Assistant

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