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Floor Finisher
  Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Measures, cuts, installs and repairs soft and resilient floor coverings. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Specialisations
  • Carpet Layer
  • Parquetry Layer
Job prospects for Floor Finishers in Victoria

Occupation in the Floor Finishers group include Floor Finisher

Employment prospects
There are currently 1,900 Floor Finishers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are weak.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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