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)
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCPB3001A Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
CPCCPB3002A Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
CPCCPB3003A Fix battens
CPCCPB3004A Fix wet area sheets
CPCCPB3005A Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
CPCCPB3006A Fix fibre cement board
CPCCPB3007A Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
CPCCPB3008A Mix plastering compounds
CPCCPB3009A Finish plasterboard joins manually
CPCCPB3010A Manually sand plaster work
CPCCPB3011A Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas
CPCCPB3012A Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
ELECTIVES (7 required)
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
CPCCWC3001A Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings
CPCCPB3025A Store plasterboard and related products
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCPB3014A Install batt insulation products
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business