Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

Course Description

NRT

qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has compulsory requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.


Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Duration

There is no set duration.  Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.

Assessment

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Pathway

  • The pathway is:
    • Certificate IV of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
    • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management

Student Information

Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.

Mode of Delivery -Recognition of Prior Learning

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Career Opportunities

Painter and Decorator

Core units

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2003B

Calculate and cost construction work

CPCCCM2010B

Work safely at heights

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Painting and decorating preparation field of work 

CPCCCM3001C

Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCPB3026B

Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

CPCCPD2011A

Handle painting and decorating materials

CPCCPD2012A

Use painting and decorating tools and equipment

CPCCPD2013A

Remove and replace doors and door and window components

CPCCPD3021A

Prepare surfaces for painting

Painting and decorating operations field of work 

CPCCCM2008B

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCPD3022A

Apply paint by brush and roller

CPCCPD3023A

Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray

CPCCPD3024A

Apply paint by spray

CPCCPD3025A

Match specified paint colour

CPCCPD3026A

Apply stains and clear timber finishes

CPCCPD3027A

Apply wallpaper

CPCCPD3028A

Apply decorative paint finishes

CPCCPD3031A

Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry

Elective units

Specialist painting and decorating field of work 

CPCCPD3029A

Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings

CPCCPD3030B

Apply protective paint coating systems

CPCCPD3032A

Apply advanced wallpaper techniques

CPCCPD3033A

Apply intumescent coatings

CPCCPD3034A

Apply advanced decorative paint finishes

CPCCSP3003A

Apply trowelled texture coat finishes

General electives 

BSBSMB301

Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

How to get a builder’s or contractor licence or registration

To work as a builder or tradesperson in Australia you must have a licence or be registered (depending on your state or territory). A licence or registration may require a combination of technical qualification, experience, skills and knowledge prior to application. Read more 

2 Comments

  • Hello my names Guy I am a 3rd year painter with a lot experience that most wouldn’t have at where I am now, looking to finish my Trade I am based on the Sunshine Coast and work for a company called Coastgard unfortunately they haven’t been so willing to sign me up and before I was finishing my apprenticeship with JJames painting, if I could start my course with you that would be much appreciated then looking for another Painting business to work for that could sign me up, my number is 0467549093 and I am more then happy to drive to where your company is in QLD thanks.

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