Floor Finisher

What does a floor finisher do?

A floor finisher installs and repairs floor coverings using a range of materials including carpet, timber, bamboo and plastic.

A floor finisher will undertake a range of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Consult plans and determine a project materials requirements and place orders
  • Prepare surfaces and apply underlay materials
  • Lay coverings such as carpet, linoleum, parquetry blocks and cork tiles
  • Secure floor coverings and edge trims
  • Sand, stain and apply finishing coatings to timber floors

Course Code: Certificate III in Flooring Technology MSF30813

What does a floor finisher do?

A floor finisher installs and repairs floor coverings using a range of materials including carpet, timber, bamboo and plastic.

A floor finisher will undertake a range of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Consult plans and determine a project materials requirements and place orders
  • Prepare surfaces and apply underlay materials
  • Lay coverings such as carpet, linoleum, parquetry blocks and cork tiles
  • Secure floor coverings and edge trims
  • Sand, stain and apply finishing coatings to timber floors

Course Code: Certificate III in Flooring Technology MSF30813

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What are the weekly wages?


1st Year
$557.17*


2nd Year
$645.85*


3rd Year
$731.01*


4th Year
$873.57*


Floor Finisher
$959.60*

*Correct as per Building and Construction General Onsite Award 2010 as at 1 July 2018.
The hourly rates of pay have been calculated to include the tool, industry and special allowances.

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