Certificate III in Solid Plastering

National CodeCPC31011
TAFE SA CodeTP00261
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Description

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction industry as a solid plasterer. You will learn how to finish walls, floors and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters, and construct various mouldings, textured finishes and ornamental restoration work.

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Possible job roles include: Plasterer

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Solid Plastering (CPC31011)
15 core units:

  • Install fire-rated masonry construction
  • Plan and organise work
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
  • Handle solid plastering materials
  • Use solid plastering tools and equipment
  • Prepare surfaces for plastering
  • Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces
  • Apply set coats
  • Restore and renovate solid plasterwork
  • plus 5 elective units.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Fees

This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.