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Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining CPC31211

Overview

This program provides training in all aspects of dry plastering including installing and finishing plasterboard, fibrous cement sheeting and wet areas. The program also covers fire-rated systems.

Qualification: Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining CPC31211
Program No: C3-BE40
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (10 blocks each year, with a block being 3 days every 3 weeks) - duration may vary depending on the individual's progress through competencies.
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $2,192
Apprentice/trainee $1,790
Likely Job Outcome: Plasterer.
Enrolment Type: Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program)

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information



Complete 26 subjects

Stage 1 - complete all 12

  • CPCCCM1012A   Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST692
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1014A   Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: COMM476
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1015A   Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST694
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites:

      CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

  • CPCCOHS2001A   Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3001A   Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST617
      Cost: Standard $129.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix standard plasterboard wall sheets to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3002A   Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST618
      Cost: Standard $129.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3003A   Fix battens
    • CIT Code: CNST619
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix battens to ceiling joists or roof trusses when preparing to fix ceiling system sheets.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3004A   Fix wet area sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST620
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix wet area sheets to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3008A   Mix plastering compounds
    • CIT Code: CNST624
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $45.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mix plastering compounds using hand or mechanical mixing techniques.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3009A   Finish plasterboard joins manually
    • CIT Code: CNST625
      Cost: Standard $129.00
      Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to finish plasterboard joins to comply with manufacturer instructions, job specifications and Australian standards.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3010A   Manually sand plaster work
    • CIT Code: CNST626
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to hand sand joins in plaster walls, ceilings or cornices.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Stage 2 - complete all 8

  • CPCCPB3011A   Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas
    • CIT Code: CNST627
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $62.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to finish wet area systems to comply with manufacturer's instructions, job specifications and Australian standards.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3012A   Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
    • CIT Code: CNST628
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $147.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to measure, cut and fix paper-faced cornices.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA3015A   Assemble partitions
    • CIT Code: CNST123
      Cost: Standard $75.25
      Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to set out and assemble partitions for the purpose of dividing areas into useable spaces. It includes prefabricated and demountable partitions constructed of timber or metal.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A   Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST693
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2001A   Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST415
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3005A   Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
    • CIT Code: CNST621
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $95.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3006A   Fix fibre cement board
    • CIT Code: CNST622
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix fibre cement board to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3007A   Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
    • CIT Code: CNST623
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $90.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify the level of finish standards and their application to the planning and inspection of own work.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Stage 3 - complete 6

  • CPCCWC3001A   Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved walls and ceilings
    • CIT Code: CNST456
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to steel and timber framed curved walls and curved ceilings. It includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work area for the installation process, measuring and cutting the material, fixing the material, jointing and finishing, and completion of post work clean-up activities.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWC3003A   Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
    • CIT Code: CNST131
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and install dry wall fire-rated systems to walls and ceilings. It includes planning and preparation for installation; installation of approved systems for timber stud walls, steel stud partitions, shaft walls, timber joist and suspended ceilings; and completion of post-installation activities.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWC3004A   Install suspended ceilings
    • CIT Code: CNST460
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install exposed and concealed suspended ceilings. It includes planning and preparation for work; set-out and installation of the ceiling suspension system; installation of lining material; and completion of clean-up activities.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCSP3003A   Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
    • CIT Code: CNST118
      Cost: Standard $172.00
      Apprentice $155.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mix and apply trowelled texture coat finishes. It includes planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the background surface; mixing, application and finishing of the texture coats; and completion of clean-up activities.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCSP3005A   Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
    • CIT Code: CNST450
      Cost: Standard $258.00
      Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install pre-cast decorative mouldings to masonry, plasterboard and fibre cement sheets. It includes planning and preparation for work; preparation of the work area; measuring, cutting and fixing of cast plaster; finishing junctions for painting; and completion of post work clean-up activities.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • BSBSMB301   Investigate micro business opportunities
    • CIT Code: BUSN134
      Cost: Standard $74.50
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to consider the major elements of a business idea, undertake research to determine viability of the business opportunity and present the idea with reference to the legislative frameworks affecting the business. It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business for self-employment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWC3002A   Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arches
    • CIT Code: CNST457
      Cost: Standard $129.00
      Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fix and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arches. It includes the planning and preparation for the work, the preparation of the work area for the installation process, the measuring and cutting of the material, the fixing of the material, the jointing and finishing and the completion of post work clean-up.
      Prerequisites: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Related Courses

Certificate III Solid Plastering CPC31011

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au