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About this course
Looking for an apprenticeship that will allow your creative side to emerge?
A Certificate III in Painting and Decorating apprenticeship will see you develop the expertise to creatively transform spaces and acquire valuable insights into crafting appealing environments.
Sound like your thing? Read on…
Pursue a pathway to a fulfilling profession centred around enhancing the visual appeal and practicality of both residential and commercial spaces.
This qualification provides hands-on training in surface preparation, paint application, colour theory, and decorative finishes, equipping you with the practical skills for a trade career in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.
Painter and Decorator
Opportunities for Further Study
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
Skills or Knowledge gained
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
In this course students will learn both theoretical and practical aspects of painting and decorating enabling them to complete their apprenticeship and attain trade accreditation.
This course will develop skills in painting & preparation, wall papering, modern and traditional decorative finishes, spray painting, clear timber finishing, colour matching, texture coatings, sustainable painting practices, industrial painting and graffiti barrier coatings & removal techniques
Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes
Mandatory entry requirements:
Students must be employed as an Apprentice in painting and decorating to undertake this qualification.
Must be 15 years of age or older for a School Based Apprenticeship.
If students are no longer at secondary school and are under 17 years of age they must have a "school leaving certificate" from the Department of Education before they can enrol in this qualification.
Limitations to course Entry:
For each learner enrolling in a vocational qualification, regardless of eligible or ineligible status under the Victorian Training Guarantee, TAFE Gippsland will conduct a Pre-Training Review of current competencies (including literacy and numeracy skills) prior to commencement in training.
Minimum Industry Requirement
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No
Qualifications and Recognition - 2024
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating.
Work Placement - 2024
Does this course require placement?: No
Further Information - 2024
|Fees and charges
|Government subsidised concession
|Full-fee paying student
|Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt)
|Materials fee* (GST exempt)
The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.
You can expect that:
- assessment methods are clear
- assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
- assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
- educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.