CPC31211

Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

Apprenticeship

Course code CPC31211
Start date(s) Various dates throughout the year
Course lengthPart time: 3 years
Campus Chadstone
Study mode Part time; Workplace training
International course Yes (Full time only)
  • Course Overview

    This course provides you with comprehensive training for the wall and ceiling lining plastering industry, incorporating a range of practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.

    Once you are qualified you can enjoy a range of career and employment opportunities within the building and construction industry, including the opportunity to run your own business.

  • Course Structure

    To receive this qualification you must complete 19 core units and 7 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Subjects

    CodeName
    CPCCCM1012AWork Effectively and Sustainably in the Construction Industry
    CPCCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
    CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
    CPCCPB3003AFix battens
    CPCCPB3004AFix wet area sheets
    CPCCPB3005AFix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
    CPCCPB3006AFix fibre cement board
    CPCCPB3007AApply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
    CPCCPB3011AFinish category 1 and 2 wet areas
    CPCCCM1013APlan and Organise Work
    CPCCCM1014AConduct Workplace Communication
    CPCCCM2010BWork Safely At Heights
    CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    CPCCPB3001AFix standard plasterboard wall sheets
    CPCCPB3002AFix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
    CPCCPB3008AMix plastering compounds
    CPCCPB3009AFinish plasterboard joins manually
    CPCCPB3010AManually sand plaster work
    CPCCPB3012ACut and fix paper faced cornice
    CPCCWC3002AInstall & finish plasterboard and fibre cement to arches
    CPCCWC3004AInstall suspended ceilings
    CPCCCA3015AAssemble partitions
    CPCCPB3020AMatch, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices
    CPCCWC3001AInstall & finish plasterboard and fibre cement to curved walls & ceilings
    CPCCSP3005AInstall pre-cast decorative mouldings
    CPCCWC3003AInstall dry wall passive fire rated systems
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

    Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Prerequisites

    • Training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry
    • Preference maybe be given to students who have completed a pre-apprenticeship program in a related field.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining.

    Pathways

    Graduates may further studies in the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying or one of Holmesglen's building degree programs.

    Career Opportunities

    • Plasterer
  • How to Apply

    Apprenticeships

    A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. An Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice. Contact the AAC on 13 38 73 or australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Trowel Trades Department
    03 9564 2760
    building@holmesglen.edu.au

    Recruitment

    Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

    Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    Apprentice/
    Trainee
    $1900; 1900; 1900

    Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.

    These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.

    How do I pay my fees?

    VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.

    Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.

    To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP /  VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.

    Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.

  • Course Overview

    This course provides comprehensive training for fibrous plastering apprentices, across a range of practical and theoretical aspects of trade.

  • Course Structure

    This program is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed facilities, where an emphasis is placed on providing hands-on, practical training wherever possible.To successfully achieve the Certificate III in General Construction (Wall & Ceiling Lining), students must be able to demonstrate competency in all core modules, and in a minimum of two elective modules.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Subjects

    CodeName
    CPCCCM1012AWork Effectively and Sustainably in the Construction Industry
    CPCCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
    CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
    CPCCPB3003AFix battens
    CPCCPB3004AFix wet area sheets
    CPCCPB3005AFix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
    CPCCPB3006AFix fibre cement board
    CPCCPB3007AApply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
    CPCCPB3011AFinish category 1 and 2 wet areas
    CPCCCM1013APlan and Organise Work
    CPCCCM1014AConduct Workplace Communication
    CPCCCM2010BWork Safely At Heights
    CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    CPCCPB3001AFix standard plasterboard wall sheets
    CPCCPB3002AFix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
    CPCCPB3008AMix plastering compounds
    CPCCPB3009AFinish plasterboard joins manually
    CPCCPB3010AManually sand plaster work
    CPCCPB3012ACut and fix paper faced cornice
    CPCCWC3002AInstall & finish plasterboard and fibre cement to arches
    CPCCWC3004AInstall suspended ceilings
    CPCCCA3015AAssemble partitions
    CPCCPB3020AMatch, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices
    CPCCWC3001AInstall & finish plasterboard and fibre cement to curved walls & ceilings
    CPCCSP3005AInstall pre-cast decorative mouldings
    CPCCWC3003AInstall dry wall passive fire rated systems
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. RPL Booklet

    Prerequisites

    Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant work experience;

    and

    English language proficiency level of IELTS 5.5 (Academic), ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successful completion of their Apprenticeship, students are eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion, issued by the Apprentice Administration Branch.

    Career Opportunities

    Trained apprentices have a range of employment and career opportunities available to them. This includes a range of roles within the building and construction industry, or the opportunity to run their own business.Upon successful completion of the Certificate III, graduates may enter into further programs in Advanced Building Technology at a Diploma level in fields such as surveying, drafting, design & technology and more. Depending on the practical/ professional experiences gained in industry, prospective students may be eligible for recognised prior learning of subjects within these courses. Holmesglen also offers the opportunity to study Degree and Graduate Certificate programs in Advanced Building Technology and receive credits for studies already undertaken.

  • How to Apply

    Other

    Holmesglen strongly recommends that International students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.border.gov.au/

    To locate an accredited agent within your country please refer to our agent listing at: https://www.holmesglen.edu.au/students/international/agent_list

    If you would like to apply directly, please download an application form and forward it to international.admissions@holmesglen.edu.au together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee. Please note that applying through an accredited agent of Holmesglen will waive this Application Fee.

    Note: Where necessary, Holmesglen reserves the right to refer students applying directly to an in-country accredited agent, to assist in adhering to the Australian Government's GTE assessment processes.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    +61 3 9564 1703

    intl@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    Fess for 2017: $15,000 per year.

Plastering & Tiling Open Days

  • 9Mar
    Plastering & Tiling - Pre Apprenticeship
    Chadstone
    OD2639

    After a creative trade? Have a keen eye for detail? These time honoured trades are equal parts accuracy and creativity and great if you're looking to start up your own business.

    Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and benefits of each trade. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

    - , Thu 9 Mar - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road, Chadstone, Vic Australia