Certificate III in Solid Plastering - CPC31011


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a trade outcome in solid plastering in the residential and commercial construction industry.


  • 20 units: 15 core
  • 5 elective


  • Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
  • Plan and organise work
  • Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Apply plaster by projection machine
  • Handle solid plastering materials
  • Use solid plastering tools and equipment
  • Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Work safely at heights
  • Install cast plaster blockwork
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Restore and renovate solid plasterwork
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Operate elevated work platforms
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Manage small business finances
  • Investigate micro business opportunities
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Apply set coats
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
  • Prepare surfaces for plastering

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

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  • Flexible Delivery : 48 months

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