Short Courses

How to Build a Plaster Wall and Ceiling

Learn how to build a plaster wall and ceiling with this practical, hands-on short course at Melbourne Polytechnic. The course will help you develop knowledge, skills and practical proficiency in installing plasterboard, in only four sessions!

Course Code: SBU065

Fees: $440.00

If you want to give your bathroom or kitchen a new lease of life, then this course is for you. Ideal for the home renovator wanting to learn the basic technology relating to tile laying.

Code

SBU065

Department

Trades College
03 9269 8615

Duration

4 days
Total Hours: 12

Course Outline

  • surface preparation
  • plasterboard products

Course Outcomes

  • On completion of Melbourne Polytechnic’s How to Build a Plaster Well and Ceiling short course, you will be able to:
  • identify tools and equipment
  • demonstrate the safe and effective use of all tools and equipment
  • identify plasterboard products
  • apply plasterboard products to straight walls, ceilings and internal and external corners
  • trowel plasterboard products to ceilings and walls, and
  • install basic cornices

Fees

Fees:$440.00

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash/Debit Card - paid in person at any of the campuses or the job and skills centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Materials

Participants will need to wear work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, protective eye glasses, ear plugs and dust mask), and also bring a pen and notebook.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience required.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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