The Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining provides apprentices with comprehensive training for the wall and ceiling lining plastering industry, incorporating a range of practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- 22268VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural),
- CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Studying the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining at Holmesglen
This course is delivered as a blended model with both on campus and onsite delivery.
Once you are qualified, you can enjoy a range of career and employment opportunities within the building and construction industry, including the opportunity to run your own business.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Work safely at heights
||Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
||Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
||Mix plastering compounds
||Finish plasterboard joins manually
||Plan and organise work
||Conduct workplace communication
||Manually sand plaster work
||Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
||Fix wet area sheets
||Fix fibre cement board
||Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
||Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arches
||Install suspended ceilings
||Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings
||Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices
||Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCPB3001A||Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets|
|CPCCPB3002A||Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets|
|CPCCPB3008A||Mix plastering compounds|
|CPCCPB3009A||Finish plasterboard joins manually|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCPB3010A||Manually sand plaster work|
|CPCCPB3012A||Cut and fix paper-faced cornices|
|CPCCPB3004A||Fix wet area sheets|
|CPCCPB3006A||Fix fibre cement board|
|CPCCPB3011A||Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCPB3005A||Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas|
|CPCCPB3007A||Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work|
|CPCCWC3002A||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arches|
|CPCCWC3004A||Install suspended ceilings|
|CPCCWC3003A||Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems|
|CPCCWC3001A||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings|
|CPCCPB3020A||Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices|
|CPCCSP3005A||Install pre-cast decorative mouldings|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Training agreement with a registered employer from the relevant industry.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$2,808.40|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession