Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Solid Plasterer
  Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Applies decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
  • measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens
  • preparing corner beads and securing them in position
  • fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper
  • mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, and levelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness
  • plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
  • creating decorative textures in finishing coats
Job prospects for Plasterers in Victoria

Occupations in the Plasterers group include Fibrous Plasterer and Solid Plasterer.

Employment prospects
There are currently 8,100 Plasterers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

Related courses
Results
Displaying 1 course related to Solid Plasterer.
About government-subsidised training

Students may be eligible for government-subsidised training. This is only offered by training providers who have a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver government-subsidised training.

If you're eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of the training.




Finding government-subsidised training

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available. Our course listings are current for 2017. Course availability data is sourced from the Australian Course Information Register.

Our listings also identify TAFEs who offer government-subsidised training for specific courses. Other training providers who offer government-subsidised training will be identified as this information becomes available.

Please note: We no longer display government-subsidised training for 2016.

For information regarding subsidies for 2016, please contact the training provider.

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a trade outcome in s...

This course is offered in 16 locations

Saved searches

Save your search results for quick access.
TAFEs and other public providers
Find out about the different types of public training providers.

CSS is relied upon in order to use this site. Please enable and refresh your page. For information on accessibility please navigate to the link in the footer of this page. Thank you.