Drywall Lining Training Course. Register Your Interest.

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Date(s) - 23/02/2021 - 23/03/2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

North Metropolitan TAFE

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Drywall lining is the fitting of plasterboard or other board material to finish walls and ceilings, in place of the more traditional plastering. Many modern domestic and commercial properties will be finished with drywall lining instead of solid plaster.

This course is an introduction to working with plasterboard, standard cornice and plastering products. Candidates will gain the basic knowledge of the requirements to plasterboard sheet to wall Drywall lining, flushing/setting and cornicing.


We are offering a drywall lining course that will be held over five consecutive Tuesday evenings. This will give workers in the building industry the chance to Upskill and gain more skills and knowledge towards employment, with a Certificate of Participation.



$420 including GST *after subsidy


Course content

During the course we will cover:

Health and safety > Plan and prepare > Tools of the trade > Introduction to setting out > Measuring and cutting plasterboard to correct sizes > Fix, level and plumb standard wall sheets > Door and window openings > Identifying different types and sizes of plasterboards > Direct bonding of plasterboard to brick and blockwork (dot and dab)

Install metal beads > Introduction to tape and jointing>Hand sanding > Setting out standard paper face cornice > Cut, install and finish standard paper face cornice > Clean up > Performance evidence > Knowledge evidence


Course Delivery

5pm to 8pm


Points of Contact

Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries WA Inc.


Course Administration

AWCIWA will be responsible for marketing of the course and the administration of the course, including financials and the attendees training record.



To be supplied by North Metropolitan TAFE (Balga), by lecturers and materials for the course to be supplied by NMTAFE (Balga)


Course Delivery Location

North Metropolitan TAFE
18 Loxwood Road Balga,
Gate 1
Car park 11 /12
M Block