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Floor Finishers measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.
 
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Floor Finisher
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
12,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$855
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying 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

Job Titles

  • Floor Finisher

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Flooring Technology

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    • Relaxed working hours
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