Finishing Trades

Strategic Reference Group

About the Finishing Trades Strategic Reference Group (FTSRG)

These industries are represented by the Finishing Trades SRG:

  • Painting and decorating
  • Flooring
  • Kitchen and bathroom design
  • Floor and wall tiling
  • Exterior plastering
  • Interior plastering
  • Interior systems.

Established in March 2023, currently there are 12 members in the FTSRG, including experienced people representing the industry, industry regulator, industry associations, providers, and Waihanga Ara Rau.

To learn more about the Finishing Trades SRG, get in touch with Fiona Street.

Workforce Development Plans
Finishing Trades

Workforce Development Plan

In collaboration with industry, mainly through this Strategic Reference Group, we’ve developed a workforce development plan for the sector that includes recommendations that will enable the workforce to thrive. It also includes valuable data insights and forecasts about the workforce, employment and learners.

Find out what qualifications and standards development work is currently underway for Finishing Trades.