Plastering Trade Qualification

Have you been honing your plastering skills through informal experiences and are now ready to carve a professional path in this skilled trade? 

At Gimbal Training, we’re here to transform your practical know-how into a recognised plastering trade qualification. Whether you’ve been handling trowel and plaster in various projects or you’ve assisted in plastering jobs, our courses are designed to solidify your skills, giving you the formal acknowledgment you need to advance in your plastering career. 

Join us to elevate your craftsmanship to a professional level and open doors to new opportunities in the plastering industry.

Our RPL Courses in Plastering

CPC31220 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

This plastering RPL course focuses on the installation of wall and ceiling linings in residential and commercial buildings. It encompasses skills in measuring, cutting, and fixing plasterboard sheets, setting joints, and applying decorative and protective coverings. It’s suitable for individuals aiming to work in the plastering sector of the construction industry.

Find out more about our courses by giving us a call today.

How Can You Benefit from RPL?

Career Advancement

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career but lack formal qualifications, an RPL is your bridge to new opportunities.

Skill Formalisers

For those who have acquired skills informally, be it through work, volunteering, or other life experiences, RPL provides a way to formalise these skills.

Time Savers

Why spend time and resources learning what you already know? RPL fast-tracks your qualification, saving you both time and money.

Assessment of Your Experience

Share your work history, training, and any relevant experiences with us.

Gap Identification

We identify any gaps in your knowledge and offer short courses to fill them.


Once the assessment is complete and gaps are addressed, you receive a nationally recognised qualification.

Embark on Your RPL Journey with Confidence

With Gimbal Group, you’re getting your professional journey acknowledged by the best in the field. Ready to elevate your career with a Painting Trade Qualification? Reach out to us, and let’s paint your future with success. 

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years

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Plastering Trade Qualification FAQs

The duration to obtain Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in Plastering can vary based on your existing skills and experience. Typically, the process might take anywhere from a few weeks to several months. 

If you have extensively documented your experience in plastering, your RPL assessment could be completed quickly. If additional evidence or gap training is needed, the process may extend longer. The exact timeline is influenced by how quickly you can provide details and evidence of your skills to meet the specific requirements of the plastering qualification you are pursuing.

Yes, in Australia, an RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) qualification in plastering is generally recognised across different states. This is because the qualifications are often part of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), which ensures national consistency and recognition.

No, a trade qualification is not the same as a trade licence. They serve different purposes in professional accreditation.

How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

RPL Enquiry Form

  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years