7132-Spray Painters, Varnishers and Other Painters

Job Title: 

Spray Painters, Varnishers and Other Painters

Job Description: 

Spray painters, varnishers and other painters operate spray painting and varnishing equipment to apply protective coatings to manufactured items or structures.


Tasks include:

  • preparing surfaces to be coated using a variety of methods to remove grease, dirt and rust
  • painting cars, buses, trucks and other vehicles, and applying varnish and other protective coatings
  • applying paint as well as protective coatings of enamel or varnish on metal, wooden and other manufactured products, usually with a hand-spraying device
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Retoucher-painter (manufacturing)
Ship hull and structural steel painter
Motor vehicle spray painter

This unit group excludes

Building painter (7131)
Ceramic spray painter (7316)
Metal sprayer (8124)

Specific Occupations: 

Structural steel/Ship painter

Motor vehicle spray painter

Sign painter

Spray painter (except ships, motor vehicles and signs)

Other painters and related workers

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore