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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FIBROUS PLASTERERS apply and fix suspended ceilings and plasterboard partitions, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
  • measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels and securing them to walls and ceilings, or to battens
  • preparing corner beads and securing them in position
  • fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster or sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper


This section contains the following subsection :
              4412-01 Supervisor, Fibrous Plasterers
              4412-11 Fibrous Plasterer
              4412-81 Apprentice Fibrous Plasterer

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