Plasterer Apprenticeship

About Maxima:

Maxima is a leading Group Training Organisation – we manage recruitment, placement and ongoing support of trainees and apprentices on behalf of our host employers. We aim to help you kick-start your career into the job or industry of your choice, boost your employment credentials and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in the future.


  • Complete a nationally recognised Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
  • Possible eligibility to access the Australian Apprenticeship Support Loan
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Earn while you learn with no study debt
  • Supported by a dedicated Maxima Consultant

The Role:

Maxima, and our Host Employer are seeking motivated individuals to undertake a Plastering Apprenticeship.

This exciting hands-on opportunity will gain you paid, practical building and construction experience, a nationally recognised Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining, and continuous mentoring from a dedicated Maxima consultant. 

Across 4-years you will be work fulltime, across various commercial and residential sites, assisting to provide the quality service of making, applying, and fixing the internal linings of buildings. Upon completion you will have the knowledge and skills to join any employer as a plastering expert.

This role will require you to travel between work sites across Metropolitan Adelaide.

Duties Include: 

  • Fix plasterboard wall and ceiling sheets
  • Mix plastering components 
  • Fix wet area sheets
  • Finish plasterboard joins manually and flushing
  • Construct and install bulkheads and moulding 
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications

About You:

  • Loves working hands-on
  • Able to follow directions and a willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Possess good physical fitness to perform manual tasks
  • Strong track record of being punctual, reliable, and hardworking

Role Requirements: 

  • Must hold a current provisional or c-class licence with reliable vehicle
  • Satisfactorily pass a pre-employment assessment, including a drug and alcohol test
  • Previous on-site carpentry or labouring experience (desirable)
  • Completed a Certificate II in Doorways to Construction or similar (desirable)

How to Apply: 

Click Apply and complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Recent school leavers are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

National Apprenticeship wages and conditions apply.

For further information please visit our website 

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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