New Zealand Certificate in Fibrous Plaster Manufacture Level 4

Optional strand in Specialist Models and Mould Making

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Fibrous Plaster Manufacture Level 4 typically takes 2 years to complete.

How much it costs

You can find out more about costs by referring to What it costs and how long it takes page for the 2024 Course Fees and 2024 Off-Job Training Fees. For more information contact the team at BCITO Te Pūkenga.

What you'll learn

You'll learn the skills important to manufacturers of fibrous plaster linings and fittings.


  • tools and equipment
  • legislation
  • drawings and specifications
  • materials
  • building mathematics
  • planning and communication


  • fibrous plaster sheets
  • decorative mouldings
  • fibrous plaster cornice
  • architectural elements

Running moulds

  • construct running moulds
  • run moulds

Specialist models and moulds (Optional)

  • models
  • moulds

Need to know more?

For additional qualification information refer to the NZQA website or call us: 0800 422 486.