Courses

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining)

Our Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining) lets you climb the ladder to success. Learn the latest in plastering skills so that you become an asset to any employer in the plastering industry

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This is a hands-on course to get you ready for your career

Melbourne Polytechnic is a leader in industry training, helping you develop the skills and knowledge you need as a wall and ceiling liner.

We take you through a wide range of tasks and teach the use of plastering materials for the construction industry, including:

  • fixing standard plasterboard sheets
  • cutting and fixing paper face cornices
  • reading and interpreting plans and specifications

Learn from recognised leaders in industry training

All our plastering teaching staff are industry-qualified and experienced practitioners, providing in-depth training to ensure that you become an asset to any employer in your career.

Where training becomes true-to-life

Work on full-sized projects at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Epping campus, boasting technologically advanced building and construction facilities.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Contact

For any additional information on the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining), please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.

Local Students

Code

22216VIC

VTAC Code

Epping 6900269364

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 20 weeks
640 hours

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM


**Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Face-to-face

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$1900
Concession:$380
Materials:$88

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Materials

All theoretical learning materials are supplied as part of the enrolment fees. Some tools for practical work are required to be supplied by the student. A list of tools is available from the Plastering division

Entrance Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements for this course

Pathways to further study

On successful completion you may proceed into Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining - Apprenticeship

Career Pathways

Graduates of this course may gain employment in the Plastering area of the building industry in an Australian Apprenticeship

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry 6
HLTFA211A PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT 8
VU20955 WORKPLACE SAFETY AND SITE INDUCTION 34
VU20956 BUILDING STRUCTURES 8
VU20957 CALCULATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20
VU20958 PREPARE FOR WORK IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 16
VU20959 COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20
VU20960 INTRODUCTION TO SCAFFOLDING AND WORKING PLATFORMS 24
VU20961 LEVELLING 8
VU20962 QUALITY PRINCIPLES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 8
VU20963 SAFE HANDLING AND USE OF PLANT AND SELECTED PORTABLE POWER TOOLS 16
VU20964 WORKPLACE DOCUMENTS AND PLANS 20
VU20993 WALL AND CEILING LINING HAND TOOLS 80
VU20994 WALL AND CEILING LINING INSTALLATION 120
VU20995 SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 32
VU20996 SPECIALIST WALL AND CEILING LINING MATERIALS 32
VU20997 INTRODUCTION TO PLASTER CASTING AND RUN CASTING 60
VU20998 WALL AND CEILING LINING STOPPING TECHNIQUES 80
VU20999 BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN WALL AND CEILING LINING 16
VU21000 ARCHWAY CONSTRUCTION 32

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.