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Exterior/interior treatment of wood Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, fungal growth etc and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like removing paint, stain etc. and then carry out grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers on both untreated - and earlier painted, stained or lacquered surfaces
Apply filler and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work
Clean and apply the first coat of paint/stain/lacquer and carry out necessary grinding work
Clean and apply the finishing coats of paint/stain/lacquer
 
Interior treatment of building boards Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, fungal growth etc and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like small repairs, removing paint and wallpaper etc. and then carry out necessary grinding - and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers on both untreated - and earlier painted surfaces
Apply joint filler and add joint tape and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work on untreated plaster boards
Apply filler and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work
Clean and apply the finishing coats of paint
 
Hanging wallpaper/fibre wallpaper and painting Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, fungal growth etc and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like small repairs, removing paint or wallpaper etc. and then carry out necessary grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers both on untreated - and earlier treated surfaces
Fit and hang wallpaper/fibre wallpaper
Clean and apply the finishing coats of paint on fibre wallpaper
 
Interior/exterior treatment of mineral substrates Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, fungal growth etc and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like repairs, removing paint or wallpaper etc. and then carry out necessary grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers on both untreated - and earlier painted surfaces
Apply filler and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work
Apply the finishing coats of paint on surfaces made of concrete, plaster
 
Interior/exterior treatment of metal substrates Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, fungal growth, corrosion etc and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like for example removing paint, grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers on both untreated - and earlier painted surfaces
Apply the finishing coats of paint
 
Lay flooring Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages etc. and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like for example removing carpets and vinyl floor coverings, small repairs, grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Apply various sealers and primers both on untreated - and earlier treated surfaces
Apply filler, self-levelling compounds and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work
Clean and lay flooring
 
Interior/exterior plasterworking Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages etc. and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like removing old plaster and make repairs before further treatment
Carry out roughcasting
Apply the finishing coats of plaster
 
Interior/exterior corrosion protection and building protection speciality Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages rust etc.and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like for example removing paint, repairs, grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Assemble, operate and maintain blasting equipment
Construct temporary sheeting screens/canopies, cocooning for protection measures.
Maintain buildings and plant and carry out repair work (GENERAL MAINTENANCE)
Carry out corrosion protection measures (diagnostics, metal spraying & protective coatings etc.)
Carry out concrete protection measures
Carry out fire protection coatings and isolation measures
Interior/exterior safety designation and street marking (ROAD LINING)
 
Interior/exterior installation and coating techniques for thermic and acoustic insulation Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages etc.and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out techniques for fastening and installation of heat-insulation, preparing and coating surfaces
Carry out techniques for fastening and installation of acoustic insulation, preparing and coating surfaces
Carry out techniques for fastening and installation of coldness- and humidity-protection, preparing and coating surfaces
 
Design and execution of creative decoration work techniques and maintenance speciality Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages rust etc. and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Draw up and realise plans for room, facade and object design
Process material and components
Apply decorative panels to ceilings & walls (and lay flooring)
Produce lettering and signs
Carry out energy-saving measures
Carry out techniques for fastening and installation of dry wall work, preparing and coating surfaces
Carry out wood and building protection measures
 
Interior/exterior restoration within the framework of the preservation of historical monument and church painting speciality Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages rust etc.and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Produce coating and other materials according to historical recipes
Practice historical and creative work techniques
Carry out restoration measures within the framework of the preservation of historical monuments
Carry out reconstruction work and produce reproductions
 
Coating of floors Check and evaluate the state of condition according to the specified requirements of the planned use of the surface. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages etc. and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like removing paint, cleaning etc. and then carry out small repairs before starting the treatment
Apply filler and carry out necessary rectification and grinding work
Apply special coatings or other special materials like for example thermosetting coating
 
Wood and building protection measures Check and evaluate the state of condition. This includes checking temperature, humidity, damages, rust, fungal growth etc.and to identify compatibility with existing coatings.
Report if there any defects which must be corrected by other craftsmen
Select tools and materials for the treatment
Carry out necessary touch up work like for example reconstruction, repair and replace parts, removing paint, grinding and cleaning before starting the treatment
Carry out preventative wood and building protection measures including correcting damages
Apply special coatings or other special materials
 
Tools, machines and equipment Select, operate and maintain tools, machines and equipment for the work
Carry out paint work by brush and roller
Carry out paint work by spray
Work from platforms
Operate vertical lift working platforms
Operate equipment in support of the paint sprayer
Assemble and disassemble scaffolding
Set up and maintain hoists and conveyors
Use tools and equipment in the way they were intended to be used and follow the safe methods of working.
 
Workplace practice Protect objects and surfaces which are not going to be treated
Monitor progress against work schedules
Conform effective work practices
Conform and document the occupational method of work
Develop and maintain good working relationships
Calculate volume and surface-area
Follow the national standards of paint work
Co-ordinate and organise work operations
Select right colours according to the specified requirements and adjust colours
Wear the correct personal protective equipment for the specific work task
Take measures for environmental protection of the workplace
Practice the safety instructions of the products (safety data sheets)
 
Knowledge of Health and Safety Understand Health and Safety Regulations
Attend and Pass Health and Safety Exam
 
Knowledge of the paint trade Account for various colour systems
Account for the organisational structure of the enterprise and the position of the trade in society
Account for the different periods of the paint history
Account for the various materials used during the treatments of the substrates
 
Individual attention to customers Understand customers needs
Communicate with customers
Carry out work in a customer oriented way
After completion of works carry out customer satisfaction process.
 
Using IT for information and communication Use media for getting necessary information
Use media for communication and documentation
Use trade-specific software
 
Qualification modules/Learning units Competency statements (Learning outcomes)
S/he is able to: