Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining


CRICOS course code: 103807D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and ceiling lining for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work wall and ceiling liner. Wall and ceiling liners apply and fix linings for non-structural walls and ceilings. Occupational titles may include:

  • Wall and Ceiling Liner
  • Drywaller


104 weeks classroom delivery, depending on intake (includes a maximum of 16 weeks holiday).

Students must attend minimum 20 hours class time per week as part of your Student Visa requirements. Distance learning is not available.

Delivery Methods

  • Lecture/workshops
  • Workbooks
  • Role plays/simulations
  • Practical activities

Units of Competency

  • CPCCCA3014* Construct and install bulkheads
  • CPCCCA3026* Assemble partitions
  • CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
  • CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
  • CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCPB3001* Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
  • CPCCPB3002* Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
  • CPCCPB3003* Fix battens
  • CPCCPB3004* Fix wet area sheets
  • CPCCPB3005* Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
  • CPCCPB3006* Fix fibre cement board
  • CPCCPB3007* Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
  • CPCCPB3008* Mix plastering compounds
  • CPCCPB3009* Finish plasterboard joints manually
  • CPCCPB3010* Manually sand plaster work
  • CPCCPB3012* Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
  • CPCCWC3003* Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
  • CPCCWC3004* Install suspended ceilings
  • CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCPB3017* Rectify faults in drywall applications
  • CPCCPB3018* Use vacuum and electric sanding equipment to finish plaster work

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