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393311 - Upholsterer

Description

Makes, rebuilds and repairs upholstered articles such as chairs, sofas, beds and mattresses.

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

    • Furniture Upholsterer
    • Mattress Maker

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4942-11 Furniture Upholsterer
    • 4942-79 Upholsterers and Bedding Tradespersons nec

Group: 3933 Upholsterers

Description

make, rebuild and repair upholstered articles such as chairs, sofas, beds and mattresses.

Tasks

    • conferring with clients to determine materials and cost of furniture items to be made or repaired
    • making and repairing wooden frames, and removing and replacing defective springs
    • removing coverings, webbing and padding from old furniture
    • securing material, padding, springs and webbing to articles to be upholstered
    • measuring and cutting materials and covering furniture
    • seaming cushions and joining sections of covering material
    • attaching ornamental trims, braids and buttons
    • padding and covering spring units to upholster mattresses
    • may finish wooden surfaces on furniture
    • may remove stains from fabric

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 393311 Upholsterer

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International: +61 7 3181 5588

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Level 27 Santos Building, 32 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD Australia 4000
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