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Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining – Pre-apprenticeship)

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining—Pre-apprenticeship) provides students with skills and experience for future building site work. The course also provides students with relevant materials and equipment and occupational health and safety procedures to ensure students work safely and efficiently.
  • Entry requirements
    For acceptance into the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining—Pre-apprenticeship) it is recommended potential participants have well-developed communication, literacy and numeracy skills to participate in the course.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining – Pre-apprenticeship)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining – Pre-apprenticeship). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Building and Construction Industry Induction     16
    Workplace documents and plans     20
    Career studies     16
    Workplace safety and environmental procedures     40
    Building structures     8
    Levelling     8
    Safe handling of plant and power tools     16
    Introduction to scaffolding     24
    Basic first aid     8
    Calculations for the building industry     20
    Communications for the building industry     20
    Quality principles for the building industry     8
    Wall and ceiling hand tools     80
    Wall and ceiling lining installation     120
    Suspension systems     32
    Specialist wall and ceiling lining materials     32
    Introduction to plaster casting and run casting     60
    Wall and ceiling lining stopping techniques     80
    Archway construction     32
    Basic rendering     32
     
    Duration
    The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining—Pre-apprenticeship) is a full-time 20-week course. Students can expect approximately 32 hours of class attendance each week plus study outside of class times. Student intakes are generally in January.

    Selection Criteria
    Students are admitted to study the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall & Ceiling Lining – Pre-apprenticeship) in date order of receipt of applications.

    Pathways
    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall and Ceiling Lining – Pre-apprenticeship)

        * Self employed contractor
        * Building company employee
        * Sales representative in trade sales industry
        * Retail - plastering

            
    Certificate III in General Construction (Plastering)
     
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
     
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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