Courses

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (Plastering)

Apprenticeship

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining lets you climb the ladder to success. Get a trade qualification and learn the latest in plastering skills so that you become an asset to any employer with your plastering industry apprenticeship.

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A hands-on course to get you ready for your career

Gain practical training with this hands-on course to ensure you are an asset to any employer in your plastering career. This course is also available to students who do not have a formal apprenticeship agreement.

Melbourne Polytechnic is a leader in industry training, helping you develop the skills and knowledge you need as a plasterer. 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
  • fixing wet area sheets
  • assembling partitions
  • installing suspended ceilings
  • installing ornamental architectural products

Industry connections and resources

Learn from recognised leaders in industry training. All Melbourne Polytechnic 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.

Train on full-sized projects at our Epping campus, boasting technologically advanced building and construction facilities. We also offer customised training programs and training on-site, and can make our delivery flexible to fit your business or work schedules.

As an apprentice, you will be working in the industry when not attending training.

Employment Outcomes

After completing the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be qualified to gain full-time work in the plastering industry or be able to start your own business.

Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, with progressive testing. You can track your progress on-site using the new eProfiling app.

Contact

For further information on the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (Plastering) apprenticeship, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.

Local Students

Code

CPC31211

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available


Class Schedule: *

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

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

Modes of Delivery

Onsite, Flexible, Offsite, Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$4200
Ineligible:$4200
Concession:$840
Materials:$88

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Assessment Methods

Internal assessment with progressive testing

Materials

We supply course-specific learning resources, including tools and equipment and you will need to supply basic writing materials, including a notebook and pen

Entrance Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Ideally, you should be employed as an apprentice plasterer. If you already have work experience in the plastering trade, you can complete the course through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process

Pathways to further study

When successfully completed, progress in your career by enrolling in Quality Assure Fire-Rated Lining Systems or the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Career Pathways

As a graduate of the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (Plastering), you will be able to gain full-time employment in the Plastering industry, or go on to start your own business

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • 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
CPCCCA3015A ASSEMBLE PARTITIONS 32
CPCCCM1012A WORK EFFECTIVELY AND SUSTAINABLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20
CPCCCM1013A PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK 20
CPCCCM1014A CONDUCT WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION 20
CPCCCM1015A CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 20
CPCCCM2001A READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 36
CPCCCM2008A ERECT AND DISMANTLE RESTRICTED HEIGHT SCAFFOLDING 40
CPCCCM2010A WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS 8
CPCCCM3001B OPERATE ELEVATED WORK PLATFORMS 32
CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20
CPCCPB3001A FIX STANDARD PLASTERBOARD WALL SHEET 60
CPCCPB3002A FIX STANDARD PLASTERBOARD CEILING SHEETS 60
CPCCPB3003A FIX BATTENS 20
CPCCPB3004A FIX WET AREA SHEETS 20
CPCCPB3005A FIX CEILING SHEETS TO EXTERNAL PROTECTED AREAS 40
CPCCPB3006A FIX FIBRE CEMENT BOARD 20
CPCCPB3007A APPLY LEVELS OF FINISH STANDARDS TO PLANNING AND INSPECTION OF OWN WORK 40
CPCCPB3008A MIX PLASTERING COMPOUNDS 20
CPCCPB3009A FINISH PLASTERBOARD JOINTS MANUALLY 60
CPCCPB3010A MANUALLY SAND PLASTER WORK 16
CPCCPB3011A FINISH CATEGORY 1 & 2 WET AREAS 20
CPCCPB3012A CUT AND FIX PAPER-FACED CORNICES 40
CPCCPB3020A MATCH MITRE AND INSTALL CAST ORNAMENTAL CORNICES 60
CPCCSP3005A INSTALL PRECAST DECORATIVE MOULDINGS 120
CPCCWC2001A COMPLETE PENETRATIONS AND FLASHINGS 20
CPCCWC3001A INSTALL AND FINISH PLASTERBOARD AND FIBRE CEMENT TO CURVED WALLS AND CEILINGS 40
CPCCWC3002A INSTALL AND FINISH PLASTERBOARD AND FIBRE CEMENT TO ARCHES 60
CPCCWC3003A INSTALL DRY WALL PASSIVE FIRE RATED SYSTEMS 40
CPCCWC3004A INSTALL SUSPENDED CEILINGS 40

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.