If you have an eye for detail and enjoy working with your hands, a career in plastering or painting could be just right for you. You will be taught how to prep surfaces, which tools to use correctly and how to paint with the best techniques.

Course Content:

Module 1: Safety and Building Industry

Module 2: Determine sequences and their individual components and assess surface condition in terms of preparation requirements

Module 3: Prepare surfaces for the application of primer and paint by removing fittings

Module 4: Identify, select and maintain tools and equipment

Module 5: Prepare materials, tools and equipment for applying primer and paint

Module 6: Prime surfaces for painting

Module 7: Coat surfaces with paint

Module 8: Demonstrate a responsibility toward the safety of self, others and the environment

Type of Course:

This is a practical course and the modules will be done in a fully equipped workshop.

Cost of this Course:

R10 000.00

Price Includes:

• Lunch

• Learning material

• Facilitation

• SETA Learner uploading

• SETA Learner registration

• Internal assessment

• Internal moderation

• Internal Certification

• Transport to and from Kempton Park Transnet station as well as Rhodesfield Gautrain Station

Course Duration:

This is a full time course: 15 working days (3 Weeks)

Monday – Friday

Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Everyday

Admission Requirements:

Plasterer or relevant experience.

Recognition of prior learning

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions.  A RPL (Recognition of prior learning) process is available for recognition and assessment of your skills. Relevant credits will be passed.


On completion of this course the student will earn the following:

• Registration on SETA National Learner Data Base
• SETA statement of results for the following unitstandards:

  • 261666 – Prime and apply paint to surface
  • 261697 – Prepare surfaces for painting