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This qualification provides a trade outcome in solid plastering for residential and commercial work. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work, solid plastering. Solid plasterers apply plaster, cement and other mixtures to walls to create smooth or decorative finishes to interior walls and to render to exterior walls.
Occupational titles may include:
State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
Electives are to be selected as follows:
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.
Apply basic levelling procedures
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
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
Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
Restore and renovate solid plasterwork
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Investigate business opportunities
Manage finances for new business ventures
Use explosive power tools
Work safely at heights
Operate elevated work platforms to 11 metres
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
Install cast plaster blockwork and wall panels
Apply plaster by projection machine
Carry out conite construction and wall sheet panelling