Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31220)

For those looking for a trade job in the field of wall and ceiling lining, then this certificate is for you. Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) offers units that fulfil the competency requirements needed to work in this particular construction industry. With the help of this qualification, you can be a specialist and apply for jobs with confidence thanks to our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

With a Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31211), you can acquire comprehensive training within a similarly simulated workplace environment. For those looking to expand on their construction qualifications, this is an ideal certificate to explore.  

This course is available through a combination of online modules and yearly assessments. To be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), you must have relevant experience and sufficient training to fill in the gaps in your knowledge.

After completing the required modules for the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining course, you will be qualified to work as a plasterer within the construction industry. 

A plasterer is a skilled trade professional who applies different types of plaster to interior and exterior walls, ceilings, and partitions to create a finished surface. Here are some of the job requirements for a plasterer:

  • Expertise in mixing and applying plaster, stucco, or similar materials to walls and ceilings.
  • Familiarity with different plastering techniques, such as skimming and rendering.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and understand building codes.
  • Proficiency with plastering tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and procedures related to construction.

This apprenticeship will last about four years, depending on your progress. If you’re acquiring this qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), it should take between 3 -6 months.

The cost of the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31220) will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government subsidies and the number of credits that apply through prior studies. Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements. 

To complete the course, you will need to have completed the general induction card (white card) endorsed by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007). 

For more information on the process, feel free to refer to these links for NSW and QLD.

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How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

Yes! All courses provided by Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) are approved by the Australia Qualifications Framework (AQF). For those looking to acquire a nationally-recognised certificate, you will need to complete qualifications such as the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31220). 

The qualification imparts technical skills including fixing plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings, finishing plasterboard joints, installing suspended ceilings, and applying decorative mouldings. Alongside these practical skills, it instils a thorough understanding of relevant building codes and standards, ensuring all executed work aligns with legal and safety requirements.

Additionally, if you want to study further, these courses help you build on your skills and knowledge. While qualifying you for the positions you are seeking, you can also decide to pursue higher education after this course.

From planning and organising projects to manually finishing plasterboards, this qualification will help you apply and build on basic procedures within lining walls and ceilings in the construction industry. 

You will be given regular assessments for an opportunity to demonstrate your experience as required by national standards. Explore the course now.

While online modules can be completed online, all assessments and apprentice training will need to be done in person. 

For more information on how to get started, feel free to check out our website. If you’d like to apply for this certificate, get in touch here and we will get back to you within two business days. Alternatively, you can give us a call

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years