Other Trades In Demand In Australia

Other Trades In Demand In Australia

We secure visas for Painters, Tilers, Plasterers, Locksmiths, Glaziers and other trades in demand to emigrate to Australia.

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Government Report On Job Prospects

Government data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.  Recent reports show strong growth in this profession along with high average salaries.   It is important to note the average salaries could be easily doubled for people with three or more years experience and qualified with a positive skills assessment.

  • Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for trades is expected to be average (between 10,001 and 25,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).
  • Employment for this occupation fell slightly in the past five years and rose slightly in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for trades to November 2020 is expected to grow moderately
  • This is a large occupation (34,200 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in many (but not all) regions.
  • Trades have a high proportion of full-time jobs (93.3 percent). For Trades working full-time, average weekly hours are 40.6 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are average - in the fifth decile. Unemployment for Plasterers is average.
  • The most common level of educational attainment for Trades is Certificate III/IV (55.2 percent).
  • Trades are nearly all employed in Construction.

Key Indicators

Key Indicators graph - see table below for a summary

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies.

A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.

IndicatorLevelDecile
How many workers are employed in this occupation?34,2008
How many works full-time (% share)?93.39
What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?11525
How does unemployment compared with other occupations?average5
What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?14.35
What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?-6.74
What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?-25
What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?moderate growth6
What will be the level of future job openings?average6

SKILLS REQUIRED:

apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures.

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

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.

Tasks Include:

  • erecting scaffolding and ladders, and placing drop sheets to protect adjacent areas from paint splattering
  • preparing surfaces by removing old paint and wallpaper, fixing woodwork, filling holes and cracks, and smoothing and sealing surfaces
  • selecting and preparing paints to required colours by mixing portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying additives
  • applying paints, varnishes and stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers and sprays
  • hanging wallpaper, matching patterns and trimming edges
  • cleaning equipment and work areas
  • may repair windows and replace glass in wooden and metal frames
  • may lay and repair wall and floor tiles

Tasks Include:

      • determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
      • measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens
      • preparing corner beads and securing them in position
      • fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
      • covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper
      • mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, and levelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness
      • plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
      • creating decorative textures in finishing coats
      • applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials

FIBROUS PLASTERER

Applies and fixes plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisation:

Dry Wall Plasterer

SOLID PLASTERER

Applies decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

WALL AND FLOOR TILERS

Lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Tasks Include:

  • examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work
  • preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces
  • spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position
  • using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes
  • ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced
  • grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout
  • applying waterproofing systems
  • may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
  • may lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics

Painter

Tasks Include:

  • erecting scaffolding and ladders, and placing drop sheets to protect adjacent areas from paint splattering
  • preparing surfaces by removing old paint and wallpaper, fixing woodwork, filling holes and cracks, and smoothing and sealing surfaces
  • selecting and preparing paints to required colours by mixing portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying additives
  • applying paints, varnishes and stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers and sprays
  • hanging wallpaper, matching patterns and trimming edges
  • cleaning equipment and work areas
  • may repair windows and replace glass in wooden and metal frames
  • may lay and repair wall and floor tiles

Glazier

Tasks Include:

  • determining type and dimensions of glass required
  • laying glass over patterns on padded tables and in jigs
  • measuring and marking glass for cutting
  • examining glass and marking defective areas
  • cutting along patterns and templates
  • breaking off sheets and excess glass with notched tools and glass pliers
  • installing glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
  • smoothing rough edges using belt sanders and smoothing wheels
  • may coat, cut, etch, trim and treat glass to achieve special effects

LockSmiths

Tasks Include:

  • assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
  • dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
  • inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
  • installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
  • calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
  • making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
  • testing circuits in electronic timepieces
  • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs

Australian Visas Available:

The most popular visas are the (189) and (190) which allows you to live and work in Australia.
Australia remains one of the most attractive immigration destinations for skilled workers and families around the world. However, this means Australia can be selective over who they accept each year to join them.

What are the Skilled Worker Visa basic requirements?

For both the Independent Skilled Worker Visa (189) and the State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visa (190) potential applicants must meet the following basic criteria:
  • Be under 50 years of age
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language
  • Possess skills and qualifications that address the needs of the Australian labour market
  • Meet the skills assessment test

What is the difference between the two Skilled Worker Visas?

Independent Skilled Worker Visas (189) provide permanent residency on arrival and you are free to live and work anywhere in Australia.
State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visas (190) requires one of the following:
A nomination from a State or Territory government agency.  You will be expected to live in that state for two years after arrival and then secure your permanent residency visa.

What do Skilled Work Visas allow me to do?

 Successful applicants for an Australian work visa are entitled to:
  • Reside permanently in Australia and engage work opportunities
  •  Receive healthcare
  •  Study at a school, vocational education programs, or university
  •  Become eligible for Australian Citizenship in time
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