Drywall Installer

Drywall Installer
They measure and slice pieces to fit little spaces and saw gaps in the boards for ventilating vents, plumbing installations, and electrical outlets. Installers then nail the boards to studs or joists or screw them into metal studs. Tapers join the boards together utilizing joint mixes and paper tape guaranteeing that depression in the joints are filled and that surfaces are smooth for painting. They may likewise apply textured surfaces to dividers and roofs utilizing trowels and brushes or with the help of spray guns.

General Information
Course Industry:
Drywall Installer
Course duration:
240 credit hours (45 days)
Mr. Mubarak Ahmed Kiani
Middle or Matriculate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses.
Course Fee:
25,000 PKR ($500)

Desire Learning Objective

This course will help you to:

  •  Trims harsh edges from gypsum board to keep up even joints.
  •  Fits and secures wallboard or sheetrock into determined position, utilizing hand               apparatuses, convenient force instruments, or glue
  •  Measures and stamps cutting lines on surrounding, drywall, and trim, utilizing
     measuring tape, straightedge or square, and checking gadgets
  •  Introduces protection (insulation) amongst studs and tacks plastic dampness.
  •  Expels mortar, drywall, or framing, utilizing crowbar and sledge.
  •  Assembles and introduces metal confining and beautiful trim for windows, entryways,   and vents.
  •  Peruses outlines and different details to decide technique for establishment, work        methods, and material and instrument prerequisites.
  •  Lays out reference lines and focuses, processes position of confining and furring
     channels, and checks position, utilizing chalk line.
  •  Suspends edge iron lattice and channel iron from roof, utilizing wire.   
  •  Introduces flat and vertical metal or wooden studs for connection of wallboard on
       inside dividers, utilizing hand devices.
  •  Cuts metal or wood surrounding, edge and channel iron, and trim to size, utilizing
     cutting instruments.
  •  Cuts openings into board for electrical outlets, windows, vents, or installations, utilizing keyhole saw or other cutting apparatuses.


Instructional Techniques

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:

Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training:    Half an hour daily             (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                       One (01) hour daily              (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                                                  Six (06) hour daily                (65%)



Wall and Ceiling Installation Work

  •          Work performed by Wall and Ceiling Installers
  •          Describe the construction industry structure
  •          Use standard construction terminology
  •          Describe wall and ceiling trades

Apply Safe Working Practices

  •          Use Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
  •          Demonstrate good workplace housekeeping
  •          Apply workplace hazardous materials & WHMIS practices
  •          Describe WCB industrial health and safety regulations
  •          Perform safe working habits
  •          Insure safe working conditions
  •          Attain first aid level 1 certification
  •          Coordinate work with other trades

Identify Building Codes and Fire Assemblies

  •          Describe applicable building codes
  •          Identify building code requirements for wall and ceiling installation
  •          Describe fire assemblies
  •          Codes and standards

Prevent and Correct Mould Issues

  •          Describe Types of Mould
  •          Prevent Mould Issues
  •          Correct Mould Issues

Apply Safe Use of Ladders, Scaffolds & Equipment

  •          Utilize and Maintain Sawhorses and Stilts
  •          Utilize and Maintain Ladders and Scaffolding
  •          Utilize and Maintain Swing-Stage Scaffolds
  •          Perform Approved WCB Riggings and Hand Signals
  •          Utilize and maintain lifelines & safety belts
  •          Utilize manlifts, boomlifts & forklifts
  •          Utilize fall arrest and fall restraint systems

Demonstrate Safe Use and Maintenance of Tools

  •          Hand tools
  •          Utilize and maintain measuring and layout tools
  •          Utilize and maintain cutting tools
  •          Utilize and maintain fastening tools
  •          Utilize and Maintain Power Tools
  •          Utilize and Maintain Powder Actuated Tools
  •          Utilize laser leveling equipment

Apply Mathematics

  •          Use Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  •          Calculate area and perimeter
  •          Calculate linear dimension
  •          Calculate square footage
  •          Use imperial and metric systems
  •          Use geometry

Read Blueprints and Specifications

  •          Read architects scale
  •          Use signs symbols and abbreviations
  •          Use blueprints to layout work
  •          Door and window schedules
  •          Specification and change orders
  •          Use measuring & calculating tools and equipment
  •          Draw simple floor and ceiling plan with details sections and elevations

Estimating and Project Planning

  •          Perform estimating quantity
  •          Estimate material quantity
  •          Estimate labor quantity
  •          Use current provincial wall and ceiling standards
  •          Plan and organize work

Install Insulation

  •           Types of Thermal Insulation
  •           Types of Acoustical Insulation
  •           Install Vapour Barriers and Sealants
  •           Use Mechanical Fasteners and Adhesives

Install Metal Framing

  •           Describe types of wall, floor and ceiling assemblies, types of substrates & properties
  •           Use cutting fitting and fastening methods
  •           Use layout methods
  •           Build walls ceilings and bulkheads 
  •           Prefabricate metal framing
  •           Install metal door and window frames
  •           Install access panels

Install Gypsum Wallboard

  •           Describe Types
  •           Use Cutting, Fitting and Fastening Methods
  •           Make Use of Proper Methods of Handling and Stacking
  •           Install Types of Gypsum Board
  •           Describe Problems Related to Installing and Finishing
  •           Install Shaft Wall Assemblies
  •           Orientation to drywall finishing
  •           Install Security Mesh

Install Drywall Beads and Mouldings

  •           Describe types of beads
  •           Use cutting, fitting and fastening methods
  •           Install/introduce Drywall Beads
  •           Install/introduce Drywall Mouldings
  •           Install/introduce Drywall Reveals and Expansion Joints

Line N: Install Fireproofing and Soundproofing

  •           Describe types and rating systems of fire and sound proofing
  •           Use cutting, fitting and fastening methods
  •           Install Materials for Soundproofing Assemblies/Install Lead Shielding
  •           Install Materials for Fireproofing of Wall and Ceiling Assemblies