Certificate III Solid Plastering

Certificate III in Solid Plastering  provides a trade outcome in solid plastering in the residential and commercial construction industry. Solid plastering is one of the the construction industries skills in demand.

Watch a video interview with our trainer as he explains career prospects, and what the apprenticeship involves. Funding is available in NSW, ACT and QLD for apprenticeships and RPL.

MIBT offers Australia’s leading solid plastering apprenticeships and RPL courses, allowing you to study on-line, and on the job-site, with no need to attend college.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 20 units of competency:

  • 15 core units
  • 5 elective units.

Core units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCPB3012A Cut and fix paper-faced cornices

CPCCSP2001A Handle solid plastering materials

CPCCSP2002A Use solid plastering tools and equipment

CPCCSP2003A Prepare surfaces for plastering

CPCCSP3001A Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces

CPCCSP3002A Apply set coats

CPCCSP3004A Restore and renovate solid plasterwork

Elective units

CPCCSP3003A Apply trowelled texture coat finishes

CPCCSP3005A Install pre-cast decorative mouldings

CPCCSP3006A Install cast plaster blockwork

CPCCSP3007A Apply plaster by projection machine

BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances

CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCPB3026B Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

Course duration:

Apprenticeships: minimum 6 months. Up to 3 years

RPL Pathway (determined upon application)


RPL Course: $2990* (unfunded)

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, ACT Government and Qld Government.

ACT User Choice enrolment fee for apprentices $500.00.

Fee exemptions apply for target groups, please contact MIBT for more information.

Contact MiBT now for more information on enrolment fees and eligibility criteria for funding on 1300 642 457

*1st July 2017