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52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID 52893WA State ID AD07

Get a great start in the building industry with this solid plastering course.

When you successfully complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be equipped to start your career as an apprentice solid plasterer.

Building and Construction

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

A trade career that has creativity covered

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. Solid Plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster and cement to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice solid plasterer. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

  • Finish walls and ceilings in plaster
  • Interpret plans
  • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
  • Work with scaffolding safely at heights
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy practical work
  • Good hand-eye coordination, precise and careful
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024


Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Clarkson
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $1,024.44
(Tuition fee* $424.44 + Resource fee $600.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $725.76
(Tuition fee* $125.76 + Resource fee $600.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have been applied to the Tuition Fee total displayed under Course Fees. Tuition Fee capping is not reflected in the fees displayed when looking at the cost per unit. Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types. They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students. Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
ASBAWA201 Practice asbestos awareness in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry


National ID Unit title
CPCCCM2010 Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
AW866 Module 1 (placement arranged)
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
AW869 Module 4 (completed)
AW868 Module 3 (mid-point)
CPCCSP2001 Handle solid plastering materials
CPCCSP2003 Prepare surfaces for plastering
AW867 Module 2 (commenced)

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the SELECT YOUR PREFERRED CAMPUS AND APPLY section above.

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