The nationally accredited Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining equips you with the specialist skills to become a trade qualified wall and ceiling liner. You will be in-demand as you learn to transform spaces in industrial, commercial and residential settings and manage wall and celing lining projects from plan to delivery.


For more information:


  • CPC31211 Brochure

Course Outcomes:

  • This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and ceiling lining. Job titles for these roles may include Wall and ceiling liner.
  • The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.
  • The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
  • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Licensing Requirement

  • No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication

Third Parties

  • Australian Training College of Construction has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services.

Entry Requirement - Training Package

  • Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Entry Requirements:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Successfully completed the ATCC LLN Test.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be obtained for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or relevant experience obtained in Australia. Australian Training College of Construction recognises qualifications from other Australian providers and offers student Credit Transfer.

Award Qualification and Outcome

  • On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification:
    CPC31211 – Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining.

Course Content

  • The CPC31211 Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Liningrequires the completion of 26 units of competency including 19 core units and 7 electives.

Units Of Competency

  • The list below of electives are sample only
National Code Title Core / Elective
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Core
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work Core
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication Core
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations Core
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights Core
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Core
CPCCPB3001A Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets Core
CPCCPB3002A Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets Core
CPCCPB3003A Fix battens Core
CPCCPB3004A Fix wet area sheets Core
CPCCPB3005A Fix ceiling sheets to external protected areas Core
CPCCPB3006A Fix fibre cement board Core
CPCCPB3007A Apply levels of finish standards to planning and inspection of own work Core
CPCCPB3008A Mix plastering compounds Core
CPCCPB3009A Finish plasterboard joins manually Core
CPCCPB3010A Manually sand plaster work Core
CPCCPB3011A Finish category 1 and 2 wet areas Core
CPCCPB3012A Cut and fix paper-faced cornices Core
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads Elective
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions Elective
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures Elective
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools Elective
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding Elective
CPCCPB3017A Rectify faults in plaster applications Elective
CPCCWC3004A Install suspended ceilings Elective Elective



How can I apply for the course?

  • Contact our Student Support team on 02 8029 0498 for a personalised RPL kit and fee schedule.
  • Collect evidence to support your RPL application.
  • Forward your RPL application form contained in your RPL kit, RPL evidence and payment to ATCC .