CPC31011 Certificate III in Solid Plastering

Course Description

Course Code and Name:
CPC31011 Certificate III in Solid Plastering

This qualification provides a trade outcome in solid plastering in the residential and commercial construction industry.


Funding (Recognition of Prior Learning):
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. Funding subsidies may be available to eligible Queensland students for this course valued at up to $4,375. If you are approved for funding, the course fee payable by you will be $250. 

Packaging Rules:
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 20 units of competency. This is comprised of 15 core units and 5 elective units.

A maximum of one of the five required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

For more information on this qualification, please contact Australian Consolidated Training.



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


Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual's relevant prior learning (including formal, information and non-formal learning).

Australian Consolidated Training offers RPL for all accredited courses. For this qualification, four (4) years experience in the solid plastering industry is indicative of success. For those who do not have four years experience, please contact us to discuss your options.

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