Plasterer and Renderer ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/plasterers?occupationCode=3332

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Plasterers and Renderers apply and fix plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic ceiling panels, and composite wall linings to buildings, and apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
  • measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning plasterboard, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens
  • preparing corner beads and securing them in position
  • fixing plaster and paper cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • covering joints and screw fixings with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sandpaper
  • 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
  • applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials

 

333211 Plasterer (Wall and Ceiling) ANZSCO

Applies and fixes plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic ceiling panels, and composite wall linings to buildings. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Titles:

  • Drywall Plasterer
  • Wall and Ceiling Fixer

Specialisation:

  • Ceiling Fixer

 

333212 Renderer (Solid Plaster) ANZSCO

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

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Solid Plasterer

 


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