Interior Lining & Finishing

    Course details

    • Code: CONS.4105
    • Fee: $726*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Carpentry
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class24 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
Intakes information

Semester 1 intake: Mokoia Campus Only

LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane, Taumarunui

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills to complete interior lining and finishing requirements for a dwelling, and obtain Code of Compliance certification.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Design a pre-line checklist, and explain the preparation of wall and ceiling framing prior to the installation of linings.
  2. Explain the effects of moisture in materials prior to fixing and moisture control strategies.
  3. Investigate the function, selection and correct installation of thermal and sound insulation materials.
  4. Check all bracing elements prior to linings being fixed.
  5. Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications to calculate quantities of internal linings required to complete a residential dwelling.
  6. Install wall and ceiling insulation, dry and wet wall linings, and bracing elements for a residential dwelling.
  7. Install finishing lines, doors, hardware, cabinetry and trims as per manufacturer specifications.
  8. Develop a schedule of final tasks required to obtain a Code of Compliance certificate, and compile relevant documentation for handover.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017