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Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

National CodeCPC31211
TAFE SA CodeTP00262
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesBuilding and Construction
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery

 CampusApplication Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Study Load
Tonsley How To Apply On CampusPTDay Only
The duration of an apprenticeship or traineeship course is determined by the study plan.

How to Apply

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.


Gain practical training with this hands-on course to get a trade qualification and learn the latest in wall and ceiling lining skills so that you can become an asset to any employer with your plastering industry apprenticeship. Some of the skills relating to the wall and ceiling lining field of work include: installing and finishing plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting; installing suspended ceilings and building partitions; setting the joins and sanding; installing passive dry-wall fibre rated and sound rated systems; installing insulation.

Employment Outcomes

Possible job roles include: Wall and Ceiling Liner

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31211)
19 core units, work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; plan and organise work; conduct workplace communication; carry out measurements and calculations; read and interpret plans and specifications; work safely at heights; apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; fix standard plasterboard wall sheets; fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets; fix battens; fix wet area sheets; fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas; fix fibre cement board, plus 7 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.

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