Floor Finisher

Floor Finishers measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.
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    Overview

    Floor Finishers measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.

    Day-to-day

    • 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.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Floor Finisher

    • You can work as a Floor Finisher without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in floorcovering is usually required. This course is often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

      Find a Diploma or Certificate in Floor Finishing

    • Registration or licencing may be required.

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