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52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB26

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. But as a so-called finishing trade, a plasterer’s work is on display for everyone to see.

A plasterer’s task is to cover surfaces such as:

  • Brick 
  • block 
  • concrete 
  • timber and
  • metal

They cover these surfaces prior to painting to make interiors and exteriors aesthetically pleasing.

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. 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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the building and construction industry, but you need to be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Solid Plastering, Diploma of Building (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website


  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 05, 2021