concrete finisher


Concrete finishers work with binding agents like cement and concrete. They put up any removable forms and pour concrete into the forms. They then execute one or several actions to finish the concrete: cutting, screeding or levelling, compacting, smoothing, and chamfering to prevent chipping.

Scope notes

Includes people perfomring renovation of concrete and cement. 
 Excludes people performing insulated concrete forms.

Alternative label

  • flooring operative

  • concrete floor finisher and layer

  • layer and finisher

  • concrete finisher and layer

  • floor finisher

  • concrete flooring operative

  • concrete floor finisher

  • powerfloat finisher

  • cement finisher

  • wet concrete finisher

  • cement mason

  • concrete layer

  • concrete renovator

  • power floater

  • concrete finisher ganger

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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