Builder's Labourer

Overview

Performs routine tasks in erecting and repairing structures and facilities on building and construction sites and in factories producing prefabricated building components.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below. AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

Tasks

  • loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transporting them around building sites
  • erecting and dismantling temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding
  • mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
  • using ladders, swinging scaffolds, bosun's chairs, hydraulic bucket trucks and other equipment to reach and demolish multi-storey structures
  • cleaning and carrying out minor repairs on stormwater drains and canals, and checking for cracks and leaks in sewerage systems
  • digging holes and shovelling excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal
  • spreading and levelling soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations
  • assisting with assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings
  • assisting with installing fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and sprinkler systems

Alternative Titles

  • Construction Worker

Specialisations

  • Bricklayer's Assistant
  • Carpenter's Assistant
  • Tiler's Assistant

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

4 courses found.

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CPC20220: Certificate II in Construction Pathways
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CPC20120: Certificate II in Construction
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52893WA: Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)
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52825WA: Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Para Professional)
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