Not available for international students.
Various dates throughout the year
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.
This course is delivered as a blended model with both on campus and onsite delivery.
To receive this qualification you must complete 19 core units and seven 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.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Apply Levels Of Finish Standards To Planning And Inspection Of Own Work
Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry
Carry Out Measurements And Calculations
Conduct Workplace Communication
Cut And Fix Paper-faced Cornices
Finish Category 1 And 2 Wet Areas
Finish Plasterboard Joins Manually
Fix Ceiling Sheets To External Protected Areas
Fix Standard Plasterboard Ceiling Sheets
Fix Standard Plasterboard Wall Sheets
Install And Finish Plasterboard And Fibre Cement Sheeting To Arches
Install And Finish Plasterboard And Fibre Cement Sheeting To Curved Walls And Ceilings
Install Dry Wall Passive Fire-rated Systems
Install Pre-cast Decorative Mouldings
Install Suspended Ceilings
Manually Sand Plaster Work
Match, Mitre And Install Cast Ornamental Cornices
Read And Interpret Plans And Specifications
Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry. Preference may be given to students who have completed a pre-apprenticeship in a related field.
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. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining.
Graduates may further studies in the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), 22268VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying or one of Holmesglen's building degrees.
How to apply
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.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
03 9564 2760
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf 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.
Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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