Certificate III in Wall & Ceiling Lining

CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall & Ceiling Lining

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This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and ceiling lining.

Occupational titles may include

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

26 units of competency:

  • 19 core units
  • 7 elective units

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

We currently offer this qualification as:

  • an Apprenticeship over 48 months (expected completion 42 months) or
  • RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months

Once you have decided to go ahead with the course return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details). When this is received at our office (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.

Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form. Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced

Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.

This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body. Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

CORE (19 units)
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Work safely at heights
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
Fix battens
Fix wet area sheets
Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
Fix fibre cement board
Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
Mix plastering compounds
Finish plasterboard joins manually
Manually sand plaster work
Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas
Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
ELECTIVES (7 required)
Apply basic levelling procedures
Use explosive power tools
Construct bulkheads
Assemble partitions
Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings
Store plasterboard and related products
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Operate elevated work platforms
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
Install batt insulation products
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
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