Plastering Drywall

Scope of work

  • Construct and install non-loadbearing partition wall frames and ceiling frames, including fix plasterboard, plasterglass and fibre cement sheets and cornices, and finishing joints
  • Construct and install non-loadbearing fire-rated walls and ceilings, autoclaved aerated masonry wall and ceiling systems
  • Install suspended ceiling systems
  • Apply or install waterproofing and damp-proofing for plastering drywall
  • Incidental work of another class.

Qualifications required

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the financial requirements policy.

Licence types

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

Registered Training Organisations

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that this list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date.

Other qualifications can be:

  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.
AWCIQ - Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries Queensland Inc.
12/16 Crockford Street, Northgate 4013
0434 210 528
Ballinger Training & Consultancy
PO Bix 7152 Sippy Downs Qld 4556
1300 904 577
Master Painters, Decorators and Signwriters Association of Queensland
CTC Centre, Shed 7, Gate 3, Fairlie Terrace, Salisbury Qld 4107 PO Box 21, Salisbury Qld 4107
07 3277 8646
07 3277 8546
Janine Moore
Skill360 Australia
1 Wilkinson Street, Manunda Qld 4870 PO Box 68, Westcourt Qld 4870
1300 933 358
07 4046 4070
Jodie Garvey

Find an RTO

Look up the required course in the  Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF) and search for it on the website.