Course Type:
Accredited Course; VET DSS
Code:
22338VIC
Campus:
Yallourn
Completion:
Full
Duration:
2 years
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

This course provides learners with the basic skills required in the painting and decorating industry. You will gain the skills you need for entry-level employment as a painter and decorator, including experience across a range of activities such as using power tools, preparing surfaces, clear timber finishing, spray painting and paper hanging. This course is designed to provide a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship in the painting and decorating industry.

Proposed Units

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
VU22015 Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
VU22016 Erect and use working platforms
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
VU22014 Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
VU22036 Develop basic timber staining and clear finishing skills
VU22037 Develop basic protective metal coating skills
VU22038 Apply basic spray painting skills
VU22039 Apply basic wallpaper
VU22033 Apply basic surface preparation skills for painting and decorating
VU22032 Identify and handle painting & decorating tools and equipment
VU22034 Mix paint colours
VU22035 Develop basic paint application techniques
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Student must supply own safety boots and long pants
  • Branded uniform shirt, safety glasses and ear protection will be supplied
  • Safety gear must be worn to all classes
  • Students must have access to a computer and Internet

Pathways

  • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Painter & Decorator
  • Industrial Spray Painter

Entry Requirements

NA