Certificate II In Building And Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Wall And Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship]

( Construction )
Course code: AA34
National ID: 52443WA

About this Course

Study Mode Full-time; Part-time
International No
University Pathway No
This is a pre-vocational course for learners seeking a career in a construction trade. The first stage of the course is common to 11 construction trades and provides an introduction to the industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations. The units of competency cover essential occupational health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. Learners are able to consider the 11 trades during the initial stage and while attending work experience. The latter stage of the course provides the learner with a choice to complete specific competencies from a particular trade stream that lead directly into a trade qualification, with full articulation and credit transfer, when seeking an apprenticeship.

This course will provide the practical skills and knowledge to apply and fix the internal wall and ceiling lining of homes and commercial buildings.

You will learn skills that enable you to read plans, take measurements and prepare surfaces and students will undertake a supervised work placement where they will apply the skills and knowledge they have learned.

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship to become a wall and ceiling liner.

You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice before you can commence apprenticeship training.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 1 semester, which equates to 6 months of full-time study.

Study Plan

1 Core Units

Unit Code Title
D7347 Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry
D7348 Plan And Organise Work
D7349 Conduct Workplace Communication
D7350 Carry Out Measurements And Calculations
W9370 Read And Interpret Plans And Specifications
W9434 Work Safely In The Construction Industry
W9435 Apply Ohs Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry

2 Wall And Ceiling Lining Trade Elective Group

Unit Code Title
W9441 Fix Standard Plasterboard Wall Sheets
W9442 Fix Standard Plasterboard Ceiling Sheets
W9448 Mix Plastering Compounds
W9449 Finish Plasterboard Joins Manually
W9450 Manually Sand Plaster Work
WE987 Work Safely At Heights

3 Work Practice Coordination Modules

Unit Code Title
AW866 Module 1 (Placement Arranged)
AW867 Module 2 (Commenced)
AW868 Module 3 (Mid-Point)
AW869 Module 4 (Completed)

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017.​ Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Rockingham Campus S1
Rockingham Campus S2
Y: All Year
S1: Semester 1
S2: Semester 2
Entrance Requirements

For entry into for some courses you may need an existing lower-level qualification. For other courses, you may need to demonstrate that you meet a certain level of communication and maths skills.

To discover the most up-to-date entrance requirements for this course before you apply, visit State Training Admissions.

Alternatively contact us directly.

International students:
For information about entrance requirements and how to apply for a South Metropolitan TAFE course, please visit our international section or contact us at international.students@smatfe.wa.edu.au ​​

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Domestic full time students:

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in. Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

Tuition fees:

these fees apply to all qualifications - including apprenticeships and traineeships - except access and bridging courses. Please note that you may be eligible for a concession on tuition fees. Please contact the Institute for concession categories. 

Resource fees:

this fee covers the cost of materials and consumables provided by South Metropolitan TAFE. Resource fees vary depending on the content of the course. Some courses such as marine studies, fishing operations, horticulture and outdoor recreation, incur high resource fees.​​

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