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CPC31220 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

CPC31220 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining

National ID CPC31220 State ID BGD5
Start a trade career in a high-demand industry

Become a wall and ceiling liner and use your skills to renovate, extend and create projects in the building and construction industry. 

Gain the skills and knowledge to install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting. 

image of person installing ceiling

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more


When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode Apprenticeship.

Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner.


  • fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings
  • mix plastering compounds
  • install suspended ceilings
  • construct bulkheads
  • interpret plans
  • apply WHS requirements

Important information

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All year round


When All year round
Where Rockingham
How Apprenticeship


National ID Unit title
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA3026 Assemble partitions
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCPB3001 Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
CPCCPB3002 Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
CPCCPB3003 Fix battens
CPCCPB3004 Fix wet area sheets
CPCCPB3005 Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas
CPCCPB3006 Fix fibre cement board
CPCCPB3007 Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work
CPCCPB3008 Mix plastering compounds
CPCCPB3009 Finish plasterboard joints manually
CPCCPB3010 Manually sand plaster work
CPCCPB3012 Cut and fix paper-faced cornices
CPCCWC3003 Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
CPCCWC3004 Install suspended ceilings
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
National ID Unit title
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCPB3017 Rectify faults in drywall applications
CPCCPB3018 Use vacuum and electric sanding equipment to finish plaster work
CPCCPB3019 Inspect equipment for serviceability
CPCCPB3020 Match, mitre and install cast ornamental cornices

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