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:
- wall and ceiling liner
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
- CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- 22268VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural),
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 WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Conduct workplace communication
||Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
||Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
||Mix plastering compounds
||Finish plasterboard joints manually
||Manually sand plaster work
||Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
||Work safely at heights
||Plan and organise work
||Fix wet area sheets
||Fix fibre cement board
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Use mechanical jointing equipment to finish joints
||Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
||Use vacuum and electric sanding equipment to finish plaster work
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arch substrate
||Rectify faults in drywall applications
||Install suspended ceilings
||Construct and install bulkheads
||Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved wall and ceiling substrates
||Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices
| Code || Name |
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCPB3001||Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets|
|CPCCPB3002||Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets|
|CPCCPB3008||Mix plastering compounds|
|CPCCPB3009||Finish plasterboard joints manually|
|CPCCPB3010||Manually sand plaster work|
|CPCCPB3012||Cut and fix paper-faced cornices|
|CPCCCM2012||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCPB3004||Fix wet area sheets|
|CPCCPB3006||Fix fibre cement board|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCPB3022||Use mechanical jointing equipment to finish joints|
|CPCCPB3005||Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCPB3007||Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work|
|CPCCPB3018||Use vacuum and electric sanding equipment to finish plaster work|
|CPCCOM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCWC3002||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arch substrate|
|CPCCPB3017||Rectify faults in drywall applications|
|CPCCWC3004||Install suspended ceilings|
|CPCCCA3014||Construct and install bulkheads|
|CPCCWC3003||Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems|
|CPCCWC3001||Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved wall and ceiling substrates|
|CPCCPB3020||Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices|
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.
There are no pre-requisites for this course but applicants must have a training agreement with a registered employer from the relevant industry.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
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 theCPC31220 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||$2,937|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable 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 apply for each 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