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52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA State ID: AC44
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Learn how to be a finisher

Be someone who has an integral role in the completion of a building. Get the training you need to assist with the internal finishes of a building.

You'll learn how to erect scaffolding and work safely at heights to fix standard plasterboard sheets and paper-based cornices.

Once completed some units from this course can be used as credit towards the CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining.


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Erect, use and dismantle scaffolding
  • Read and interpret plans 
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Mix plastering compounds
  • Work with plasterboard and cornices

I have the following attributes:

  • Aptitude for practical work and for following plans
  • Good vision and hand eye co-ordination
  • Able to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Good physical fitness
  • Very precise and careful with work
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
  • Wall and Ceiling Fixer
  • Ceiling and Wall Fixer
  • Ceiling Fixer/Flusher
  • Finisher

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the building and construction industry, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

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Semester 1, 2022

Balga - On Campus

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Balga
How On Campus

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