CPC31011 Certificate III in Solid Plastering

This qualification is offered to students who have secured an apprenticeship through a contract of training with an employer. Fees for apprentices are partly funded by support through WorkReady by the South Australian Government, and the Construction Training Industry Boards tuition support scheme. Out of pocket apprentice fees as of 01/08/2018 are $40/ month capped at $1500.

Solid Plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of buildings.

This qualification requires 15 core units of competency and 5 electives to be completed. The following qualification is a sample only. For advice on how to choose alternative units to those listed below please refer to the General Construction Training Package (CPC08) qualifications and general structuring rules. Please download Cert III Solid Plastering Training Plan

Qualification Code: CPC31011


Unit Code Unit Title Hours
CPCCOHS2001a Apply OH&S policies and procedures 40
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively in the General Construction Industry 20
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work 20
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication 20
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations 20
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications 36
CPCCCM2006A Apply basic levelling procedures 8
CPCCCM2008A Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding 40
CPCCSP2001A Handle solid plastering materials 8
CPCCSP2002A Use solid plastering tools and equipment 80
CPCCSP2003A Prepare surfaces for plastering 40
CPCCSP3001A Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces 100
CPCCSP3002A Apply set coats 40
CPCCSP3004A Restore and renovate solid plasterwork 120
CPCCPB3012A Install cast plaster and paper faced cornice 40


Unit Code Unit Title Hours
CPCCPB3016A Install & finish columns 40
CPCCSP3003A Apply trowelled texture coat finishes 80
CPCCSP3005A Install pre-cast decorative mouldings 120
CPCCSP3007A Apply plaster by projection machine 32
CPCCCO2003A Carry out concreting to simple forms 20

Total qualification: 904 hours