Floor Finisher – ANZSCO 332111

Description
Measures, cuts, installs and repairs soft and resilient floor coverings. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Carpet Layer
  • Parquetry Layer

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Skills Assessment Authority: TRA

Group: 3321 Floor Finishers

Description
measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.
Tasks
  • 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
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.

Occupations in this Group
  • 332111 Floor Finisher