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Dry plastering 

For licensing purposes the work class of dry plastering means the internal installation of rigid building sheeting/boards made of a core of gypsum plaster set between and bonded to outer covers of cardboard.

Dry plastering includes installation of fibrous plaster sheeting/boards or fibrous cement sheeting/boards, cornice, false and suspended ceilings (not including completed work that provides structural support). It does not include any external cladding works which is considered to be aligned with the carpentry and joinery trade.

Qualifications

Completion of:

  1. CPC31211/ CPC31208/ BCG31203 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining; or
  2. BCG30298 Certificate Ill in General Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining) TAFE course #8062; or
  3. Qualification 11764 Certificate Ill in Plastering Fibrous and Plasterboard — Trade TAFE course #2153; or
  4. Certificate III in Fibrous Plaster and Plasterboard — Trade TAFE course #0115.

To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.

Previous licence and supervisor certificate holders

Reissue of expired unconditioned licences and supervisor certificates

If you have ever held a licence or supervisor certificate in the current prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) that was not subject to restrictions or conditions and you apply for a new licence or supervisor certificate, your previous licence or certificate will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

Reissue of expired licences and supervisor certificates held in the last five (5) years that were subject to conditions or restrictions

If you have held a licence or supervisor certificate in the last five (5) years that was subject to restrictions or conditions in the prescribed categories (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)), we will assess your application and reissue you a licence or certificate that reflects the scope of work that your licence or certificate covered. This may include being subject to conditions or restrictions.

 

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