Learn skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings, fixing battens and mixing plastering compounds. You will also learn how to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry, plan and organise work, carry out measurements and calculations and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Mortar Trades Pre-apprenticeship)
Gain the skills to work as an apprentice in the mortar trades (tiling, solid plastering, bricklaying and wall and ceiling lining)
Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?
Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. The mortar trades, also called finishing trades, include all you can see, such as brick and blocklaying, solid plastering, wall and floor tiling and wall and ceiling lining. This course allows you to get a taste of each of these trades, plus the safety and building constriction industry basic tool knowledge to begin a career in mortar trades.
Study in specialist facilities
Rockingham campus features modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Demonstration areas include spaces where entire formwork and housing can be built, with special wet areas dedicated to solid plastering, ceiling and tiling applications, plumbing pit, gas and electrical stages. Our timber workshop includes multiple lathes and saws for large scale construction.
Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
Become a wall and ceiling liner with this half-price trade qualification where your skills will be sought after by this high-demand industry.
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.
Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
Get ready for a safe construction career.
Learn the skills to prepare for a career in construction and pick up your White Card along the way.
This skill set will give you an introduction to working in construction, teaching you safety and accuracy in planning for, setting up and beginning a construction project. You will learn to use tools and equipment safely and the rules and procedures for safe work on site, plus you will work on a construction project, ready to add to your portfolio.
This course is ideal as a start to a building and construction pathway, building the basic safety skills for wet trades, plumbing, carpentry and joinery.