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Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining CPC31220

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 CPC31220

Program No:

C3-TS25

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

5 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:

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total program cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Indicative Cost:

Apprentice: $1790

Likely Job Outcome:

Plasterer.

Application 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 construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

As 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 literacy levels of at least 3 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 the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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 29 subjects

Block 1 - Complete 8 subjects

  • CPCCOM1014   Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: CNST850
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. 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. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOM1015   Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST851
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and undertake basic measurements and calculations to determine task and material requirements in a construction work environment.A person working at this level would be expected to complete tasks assigned to them, under supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3001   Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST853
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix standard plasterboard wall sheets to comply with manufacturers´┐Ż and job specifications. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative and/or certification requirements may apply to this unit in some states/territories.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3003   Fix battens
    • CIT Code: CNST855
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix battens to ceiling joists or roof trusses when preparing to fix ceiling system sheets. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3002   Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST854
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to hang and fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCOM1012   Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST848
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to work effectively and sustainably work in the construction industry. The unit includes 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. The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3018   Use vacuum and electric sanding equipment to finish plaster work
    • CIT Code: CNST864
      Cost: Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to machine sand plaster joints in walls and ceilings.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Block 2 - Complete 6 subjects

  • CPCCPB3008   Mix plastering compounds
    • CIT Code: CNST860
      Cost: Apprentice $45.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to mix plastering compounds using hand and mechanical mixing techniques.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3009   Finish plasterboard joints manually
    • CIT Code: CNST861
      Cost: Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to manually finish plasterboard joints. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCOM1013   Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST849
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and organise basic individual and group work activities on a construction site.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3010   Manually sand plaster work
    • CIT Code: CNST862
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to hand sand joints in plaster walls, ceilings and cornices. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3007   Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
    • CIT Code: CNST859
      Cost: Apprentice $90.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to identify the level of finish standards and their application to the planning and inspection of own work.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3012   Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
    • CIT Code: CNST863
      Cost: Apprentice $147.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to measure, cut and fix paper-faced cornices.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Block 3 - Complete 7 subjects

  • CPCCOM2001   Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST852
      Cost: Apprentice $55.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations at a basic level.The unit is suitable for those with basic skills and knowledge undertaking routine work tasks under the direction of more experienced workers.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3026   Assemble partitions
    • CIT Code: CNST846
      Cost: Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to set out and assemble partitions for the purpose of dividing areas into useable spaces, meeting all relevant requirements of national construction codes, Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation. It includes prefabricated and demountable partitions constructed of timber or metal.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA3014   Construct and install bulkheads
    • CIT Code: CNST845
      Cost: Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to construct bulkheads for decorative purposes, to contain fittings, such as range hoods and cupboards, to conceal services, and to help facilitate changes in ceiling heights, meeting all relevant requirements of the National Construction Code (NCC), Australian Standards, work health and safety (WHS), and Commonwealth and state or territory legislation. The unit includes preparing for sheeting bulkheads with plasterboard, lining boards, reconstituted timber products and metal or plastic decorative panels; and installation of bulkheads which may be hung from, incorporated into, or fastened onto a structure in situ. Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3004   Fix wet area sheets
    • CIT Code: CNST856
      Cost: Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix wet area sheets to comply with manufacturer and job specifications.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3006   Fix fibre cement board
    • CIT Code: CNST858
      Cost: Apprentice $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix fibre cement board.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWC3004   Install suspended ceilings
    • CIT Code: CNST871
      Cost: Apprentice $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to install exposed and concealed suspended ceilings. It includes setting out and installing ceiling suspension systems and installing lining material. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision. Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3022   Use mechanical jointing equipment to finish joints
    • CIT Code: CNST866
      Cost: Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to use mechanical taping and filling tools to finish joints.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Block 4 - Complete 4 subjects

  • CPCCWC3003   Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
    • CIT Code: CNST870
      Cost: 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. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWC3001   Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to curved wall and ceiling substrates
    • CIT Code: CNST868
      Cost: Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to steel and timber framed curved walls and curved ceilings. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCWC3002   Install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arch substrate
    • CIT Code: CNST869
      Cost: Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to fix and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to arch substrate. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3005   Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
    • CIT Code: CNST857
      Cost: Apprentice $95.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to hang and fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Block 5 - Complete 4 subjects

  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST847
      Cost: Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems.Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Cost: Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCSP3005   Install pre-cast decorative mouldings
    • CIT Code: CNST867
      Cost: Apprentice $65.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to install pre-cast decorative mouldings to masonry, plasterboard and cement sheets. It includes measuring, cutting and fixing of cast plaster and finishing junctions for painting. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them, without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPB3020   Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices
    • CIT Code: CNST865
      Cost: Apprentice $47.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to measure, match, cut and fix cast ornamental cornices.A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for organising and completing tasks assigned to them without close supervision.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

More Information

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