Occupation Profile – Furniture Finisher – (ANZSCO 394211) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleFURNITURE FINISHER
ANZSCO Code394211
Occupations in this Group394211 Furniture Finisher
394212 Picture Framer
394213 Wood Machinist
394214 Wood Turner
394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec
DescriptionApplies finishes, such as stain, lacquer, paint, oil and varnish, to furniture, and polishes and waxes finished furniture surfaces.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationFrench Polisher
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-studying drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
-determining tooling and machine requirements and sequence of operations
-setting up woodworking machines and wood stock for correct cutting, planning, turning, shaping and sanding
-operating machines to cut, plane, turn, shape and sand work pieces
-removing old finishes by stripping with steel wool and glasspaper, and by applying solvents and paint strippers, and removing softened finishes by scraping
-applying varnish, shellac, lacquer, stains and paint to surfaces and polishing and waxing finished surfaces
-fitting and fastening frame pieces
-mounting backing materials and subjects for framing
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations394212 Picture Framer
394213 Wood Machinist
394214 Wood Turner
394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)