Drywall Installation (Partitions)



This course is an outline of the basic attainable skills and practice necessary to estimate materials,
construct metal partition frames, install drywall and apply joint compound.

Additionally, participants will attain knowledge and practice to conduct minor repair work to existing
damaged drywall partitions.


Basic understanding of measurements.



Available dates:
March 30, 2021
August 3, 2021

(dates subjected to change based on minimum class intake being fulfilled)

Course Code:CON-01/DWP
Course:Drywall Installation (Partitions)
Price:NAF 950.-
Duration:CONTACT HOURS: 45


2 EVENING PER WEEK (Tuesday & Thursday)


• Exhibit Safe and proper use of common hand tools, common power tools and measurement.
• Identify building materials and be aware of their applications.
• Read, interpret, and sketch and drawings.
• Estimates of materials from basic sketches
• Demonstrate the concept of leveling, plumbing and squaring
• Measure and setout studs and tracks
• Cut and assembly/frame partition components
• Install sound insulation in framed partition
• Measure cut and hang drywall
• Taping and finishing drywall


• Career as a drywall installer in the construction sector
• Conducting minor repairs to homes as an entrepreneur.
• Metal Stud Framer

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  1. If you live in St. Maarten / St. Martin, you won't need to leave family and friends while you pursue your studies.
  2. NIPA has a dedicated staff of professionals to guide, support and motivate you throughout your studies.
  3. You will gain technical and vocational skills at an affordable price.
  4. You will receive extensive opportunities for further education and career development.
  5. Your experience will be life-changing.
I love where I work, and NIPA has helped me grow in my job.
Jean Charles Mackenson
working at IGY Marinas,
St. Maarten Apprenticeship

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Cay Hill, St. Maarten.

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