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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.​

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CPC31211 D401 Wall and Ceiling Lining Certificate III Albany
Bunbury

This qualification will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to work in and provide a trade outcome in wall and ceiling. You will learn skills on fixing standard 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 Occupational Health and Safety requirements. You will need to be a registered apprentice with the State Training Authority or undergoing a Trade Skills Recognition process.

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MAA81 Work Safely at Heights Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course identifies the risks associated with working at heights. Participants will be introduced to safe work practices, regulations and industry codes designed to contain height related work risks.
This course is for anyone who is required to work at height either on a personal or professional level, and who could be at risk of injury as a result of this work.
The course covers:
    Identify work requirements
    Identify work procedures and instructions
    Access and install equipment
    Perform work at heights
    Clean up work area

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    RIIWHS204D Work Safely at Heights

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