1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, Revision 1  
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Contents >> Major Group 3 Technicians and Trades Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 33 Construction Trades Workers >> MINOR GROUP 331 Bricklayers, and Carpenters and Joiners


    BRICKLAYERS, AND CARPENTERS AND JOINERS construct and erect buildings and other structures of brick, stone and timber.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor 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.

    Tasks Include:

    • studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
    • erecting frameworks, roof framing and scaffolding, and laying sub-floors and floorboards
    • operating machines and hand tools to cut and shape stones, bricks and timber
    • laying bricks and stone blocks in rows and securing with mortar to construct walls
    • assembling prepared wood to form structures ready to install
    • nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting wall cladding and door and window frames
    • checking vertical and horizontal alignment

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 3311 Bricklayers and Stonemasons
          UNIT GROUP 3312 Carpenters and Joiners

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