This qualification provides a trade outcome in solid plastering in the residential and commercial construction industry. This field covers: Plasterer. Joe is a plasterer and is capable of applying coats of plaster to interior walls, ceilings and partitions of buildings, to produce finished surfaces according to blueprints, architects' drawings or oral instructions. He has the ability to use hand and power tools. He directs workers to mix plaster to desired consistency and to erect scaffolds. He has the ability to install precast ornamental plaster pieces by applying mortar to back of pieces and pressing pieces into place on walls or ceilings. His set of skills and knowledge are shown below.

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Joe can prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. He is able to carry out 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. Joe can identify current resource use and identify opportunities to improve resource efficiency, and he complies with environmental regulations

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

Joe is able to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. He can identify task requirements, plan and organise work. Joe frequently reviews the planning and organising process

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

Joe is able to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. He is able to gather, convey and receive information through verbal and written forms of communication. Joe participates in simple on-site meeting processes

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

Joe can carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment. Joe is able to estimate approximate quantities

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Joe is able to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. He is able to carry out 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

CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

Joe can carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set-out of building components. He is able to carry out the set-up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment. Joe can clean up a work site

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Joe has the ability to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications, including the placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres

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

Joe is able to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. He can perform his 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. Joe is able to identify hazardous materials and other hazards on work sites, and follow emergency procedures

CPCCPB3012A Cut and fix paper-faced cornices

Joe is able to measure, cut and fix paper-faced cornices. He can plan and measure for cornice work; cut cornice lengths; prepare cornice adhesive; fix cornice; finish work and clean up the work area

CPCCSP2001A Handle solid plastering materials

Joe is able to handle, sort and store solid plastering materials, as well as identifying a range of commonly used materials; planning and preparing for work; safe and effective handling; sorting and storage of materials, including both during installation and removal; and cleaning and maintenance of the work area

CPCCSP2002A Use solid plastering tools and equipment

Joe has the ability to use solid plastering tools, plant and equipment. He can carry out the identification, selection and safe use of a range of commonly used solid plastering tools, plant and equipment and the storage and user maintenance of these

CPCCSP2003A Prepare surfaces for plastering

Joe has the ability to prepare surfaces to accept a new skin of lining materials. He is capable of planning and the preparation for work, producing a level and plumb surface through sanding and grinding, patching, levelling, packing, filling and finishing, and post work clean-up

CPCCSP3001A Apply float and render to straight and curved surfaces

Joe has the ability to float, render and finish flat and curved solid plastering work, including planning and preparation for the work, preparation of templates, preparation of the background surface, application of floating and rendering to flat and curved surfaces and to piers, finishing of the rendering coats, and post work clean-up activities

CPCCSP3002A Apply set coats

Joe has the ability to mix and apply plaster setting to flat and curved solid plaster backgrounds. This includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the backgrounds, mixing of the setting, application and finishing of the set, and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCSP3004A Restore and renovate solid plasterwork

Joe has the ability to repair damage in lime mortar cement render and solid plastered surfaces. This includes planning and preparation for the work, selection of the repair processes and techniques, restoration of plasterwork, renovation of lettering and completion of post work clean-up activities

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

Joe is able 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. He can identify work area requirements; access work area; and conduct work tasks

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

Joe is able to safely install formwork, reinforcement and place and finish concrete for the construction of minor slabs, pathways and other minor works to a specified design finish. He is also able to position the truck, place concrete from truck to work area, spread concrete and clean up the site

CPCCPB3026B Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

Joe has the ability to erect and monitor trestle and plank work platforms. He can plan and prepare his work, inspect the work site and systems

CPCCSP3003A Apply trowelled texture coat finishes

Joe has the ability to mix and apply trowelled texture coat finishes. This includes planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the background surface; mixing, application and finishing of the texture coats; and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCSP3005A Install pre-cast decorative mouldings

Joe has the ability to install pre-cast decorative mouldings to masonry, plasterboard and fibre cement sheets. His skills include planning and preparation for work; preparation of the work area; measuring, cutting and fixing of cast plaster; finishing junctions for painting; and completion of post work clean-up activities