Tiling and Plastering (Non-Credit Bearing)


  • 45 Days

Entry Requirements

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be able to do minor calculations
  • ID Book required for registration


  • Assessment
  • In House Certificate

Course Outline

  • Orientation
  • Introduction to the Building Industry
  • Safety and Loss Control
  • Interpret basic building drawings
  • Surface preparation, mixes and mixing of plaster, screen and grano
  • Plaster a blank wall
  • Erect and dismantle scaffolding
  • Plaster door and window openings
  • Plaster around projecting wall surfaces
  • Plaster a curved wall
  • Plaster a recessed arch
  • Plaster a circular column
  • Apply a skim coat around door and window openings
  • Plaster a square brick column
  • Plaster a composite board ceiling
  • Run in situ plaster mouldings
  • Prepare and fix gypsum plaster mouldings
  • Determine and transfer levels
  • Lay a screed to a concrete floor and form a plaster skirting
  • Lay grano to a concrete floor
  • Screed concrete steps to a granolithio finish
  • Prepare and lay in situ concrete pavement
  • Prepare and lay concrete paving
  • Prepare and lay pavers
  • Prepare and lay pavers
  • Tile a plastered wall
  • Tile around a bath with mortar
  • Tile around an attached pier
  • Lay tiles to a screeded floor
  • Lay tiles to concrete steps
  • Lay screed to a shower floor
  • Tile a circular plastered column
  • Repair cracked and damaged plaster
  • Repair granolithic floors
  • Repair wall and floor tiles