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Certificate of Qualification 424A

Precast Concrete (Erector / Finisher)

A Precast Concrete (Erector/Finisher) is a skilled tradesperson who is responsible for the installation and finishing of precast concrete elements used in construction projects. They must have a good understanding of precast concrete installation and finishing techniques, as well as the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. Precast Concrete (Erector/Finisher) may be responsible for lifting and placing precast elements using cranes or other heavy equipment, as well as finishing the exposed surfaces of the precast elements to achieve the desired appearance and texture. They work in a variety of construction settings and must follow strict safety protocols to prevent accidents and injuries on the job.

Required Skills & Features

  • Knowledge of building & construction

  • Strong Attention to detail

  • Strong communication, reading & writing, numeracy & problem-solving skills

  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations

  • Manual dexterity

Minimum Standards

  • Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)


8000 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.

Employment Areas

  • Institutional and Commercial Construction

  • New home building and renovation

  • Self-employment

  • Fabrication

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Measure, cut, fit, install and/or secure glass panes, window parts & architectural metals

  • Read and interpret drawings & specifications

  • Work with and install plastic, granite, aluminum panels and other similar materials used as glass substitutes

  • Work from mobile equipment, scaffolds and swing stages, sometimes at great heights, to manoeuvre glass panels that are lifted by cranes and other lifting equipment


Certified Tradesperson Wage:
Approx: $36/hr 


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