1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Solid Plasterer
      Cement Plasterer
      Cement Renderer

Applies decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • mixes plaster and cement
  • applies coats of plaster to structures using trowels, and levels and smooths coats to uniform thickness
  • plumbs and straightens corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
  • applies finishing coats of plaster and smooths surfaces
  • creates decorative textures in finishing coats
  • applies and finishes acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials
  • may spray or apply protective glazes, water-proofing coats or vermiculite to structures or covered surfaces
  • may fix pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • may lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition or finish concrete floors
  • may erect scaffolds and trestles

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