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Study to be a Solid Plasterer

Solid plasterers apply plaster & protective coatings to cement, block & brick walls during the construction phase. This course would suit someone who doesn’t mind working on their feet who also has an eye for decorative details.

Solid Plasterer

Solid Plasterer is currently on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Solid plasterers can also apply decorative finishes to internal and external walls using render or plaster depending on the application. Solid plasterers also perform a range of “finishing work” in the final phase of the construction process: preparing and cleaning walls for paint, smoothing of ceilings & walls, creating straight and smooth angles on walls & custom build outs and cavities.

Certificate III in Solid Plastering

Course Duration

24 months

Intake Dates

Jan and July


Perth and Melbourne


$11,000 – $13,000 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome

Graduates will be qualified trades person in the plastering industry. Throughout the course graduates will learn skills such as:

  • Install pre-cast decorative moldings.
  • Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces.
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms.
  • Apply set coats.
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding.
  • Read and interpret building plans and specifications.
  • Apply OHS requirements and policies in the construction industry.

Job Forecast & Career Information

  • Full time solid plasterers earn an average of $1152.00 per week.
  • The average hours worked by a solid plasterer in Australia are 41.2 hours per week.
  • Plasterers can work independently or be part of a larger construction company.
  • Employment for this occupation fell slightly in the past five years and rose slightly in the long-term.
  • Plasterers have a very high proportion of full time jobs (93.6%).

Common Course Requirements

  • Must have graduated year 12 in home country.
  • Must have a minimum English score of IELTS 5.5
  • This course includes 360 hours of vocational placement.

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus
Email: [email protected]


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Study to be a Solid Plasterer was last modified: February 10th, 2018 by Nick Yock