CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall & Ceiling Lining

Courses Info

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

Occupational titles may include

  • Wall and ceiling liner

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.

Packaging Rules

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.

Enrolment options

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.

Fees charges and refunds

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

Commencement requirements (RPL)

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

Pathways Information

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)
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCPB3001AFix standard plasterboard wall sheets
CPCCPB3002AFix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
CPCCPB3003AFix battens
CPCCPB3004AFix wet area sheets
CPCCPB3005AFix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
CPCCPB3006AFix fibre cement board
CPCCPB3007AApply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
CPCCPB3008AMix plastering compounds
CPCCPB3009AFinish plasterboard joins manually
CPCCPB3010AManually sand plaster work
CPCCPB3011AFinish category 1 and 2 wet areas
CPCCPB3012ACut and fix paper-faced cornices
ELECTIVES (7 required)
CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools
CPCCCA3014AConstruct bulkheads
CPCCCA3015AAssemble partitions
CPCCWC3001AInstall and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings
CPCCPB3025AStore plasterboard and related products
CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM3001COperate elevated work platforms
CPCCCA3001ACarry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCPB3014AInstall batt insulation products
BSBSMB401Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business