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CPC31020 Certificate III in Solid Plastering

CPC31020 Certificate III in Solid Plastering

National ID CPC31020 State ID BGD3

Master every skill as a solid plasterer

Acquire the skills and knowledge to start a trade career as a solid plasterer in the commercial and residential construction industry. 

This course includes industry-relevant skills, such as finishing floors, walls and ceilings, ornamental restorations, and creating decorative mouldings and textured finishes.   

Image of 2 people using trowels to put white plaster on an unfinished wall

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more


When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode Apprenticeship.

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer.

  • finish floors, walls and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters
  • construct decorative mouldings
  • textured finishes
  • ornamental restorations
  • interpret plans
  • apply WHS requirements

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All year round


When All year round
Where Rockingham
How Apprenticeship

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 


National ID Unit title
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCSP2001 Handle solid plastering materials
CPCCSP2002 Use solid plastering tools and equipment
CPCCSP2003 Prepare surfaces for plastering
CPCCSP3001 Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces
CPCCSP3002 Apply set coats
CPCCSP3003 Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
CPCCSP3004 Restore and renovate solid plasterwork
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
National ID Unit title
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCPB3009 Finish plasterboard joints manually
CPCCPB3026 Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
CPCCSP3005 Install pre-cast decorative mouldings

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