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Certificate III in Solid Plastering CPC31011

Overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in solid plastering in the residential and commercial construction industry. It includes applying paint and wallpaper, speciality finishes and basic skills and techniques.

Qualification: Certificate III in Solid Plastering CPC31011
Program No: C3-BE39
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (10 blocks each year, with a block being 3 days every 3 weeks) - duration may vary depending on the individual's progress through competencies.
Likely Job Outcome: Qualified Solid Plasterer.
Application Type: Australian Apprentice-Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program)

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Stage 1 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCCM1012A  Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST692
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1014A  Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: COMM476
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1015A  Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST694
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2001A  Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST415
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: "This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2006B  Apply basic levelling procedures
    • CIT Code: CNST225
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings components. It includes the set up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP2002A  Use solid plastering tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST446
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use solid plastering tools, plant and equipment. It includes the identification, selection and safe use of a range of commonly used solid plastering tools, plant and equipment and the storage and
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOHS2001A  Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP2003A  Prepare surfaces for plastering
    • CIT Code: CNST447
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare surfaces to accept a new skin of lining materials. It includes planning and preparation for work, producing a level and plumb surface through sanding and grinding, patching, levelling, pac
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 2 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCCM1013A  Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST693
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2008B  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCPB3012A  Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
    • CIT Code: CNST628
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to measure, cut and fix paper-faced cornices. "
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP2001A  Handle solid plastering materials
    • CIT Code: CNST445
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to handle, sort and store solid plastering materials. It includes identifying a range of commonly used materials; planning and preparing for work; safe and effective handling; sorting and storage of
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP3001A  Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces
    • CIT Code: CNST448
      Cost: $200.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to float, render and finish flat and curved solid plastering work. It includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of templates, preparation of the background surface, application of f
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP3002A  Apply set coats
    • CIT Code: CNST449
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mix and apply plaster setting to flat and curved solid plaster backgrounds. It includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the backgrounds, mixing of the setting, application an
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 3 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCSP3004A  Restore and renovate solid plasterwork
    • CIT Code: CNST211
      Cost: $240.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to repair damage in lime mortar cement render and solid plastered surfaces. It includes planning and preparation for the work, selection of the repair processes and techniques, restoration of plaster
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP3003A  Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
    • CIT Code: CNST118
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mix and apply trowelled texture coat finishes. It includes planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the background surface; mixing, application and finishing of the texture coats; and
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP3005A  Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
    • CIT Code: CNST450
      Cost: $240.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install pre-cast decorative mouldings to masonry, plasterboard and fibre cement sheets. It includes planning and preparation for work; preparation of the work area; measuring, cutting and fixing o
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM3001C  Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010A Work safely at heights
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • BSBSMB406  Manage small business finances
    • CIT Code: MGNT329
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skillful communicators and interpret financial reports and other numerical data with ease.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate III Wall and Ceiling Lining CPC31211

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au