Studying the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating will give you the practical skills to work as a residential or commercial painter or decorator.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40110 Certificate IV – Building and Construction
- CPC50308 Diploma of Building & Construction Management
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
- 22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)
Studying the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating at Holmesglen
You will receive comprehensive training for painting and decorating in all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.
The training you will receive could lead to employment in areas such as paint application, timber staining, wallpapering or conventional spray painting.
Learn hands-on skills from teachers who are industry professionals, in specialised facilities tailored to provide the best educational environment, so you learn the skills your employer needs.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Work safely at heights
||Conduct workplace communication
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Plan and organise work
||Erect And Maintain Trestle And Plank Systems
||Use Painting And Decorating Tools And Equipment
||Prepare surfaces for painting
||Implement Safe Lead Paint And Asbestos Work Practices In The Painting Industry
||Handle Painting And Decorating Materials
||Apply Paint By Brush And Roller
||Remove and replace doors and door and window components
||Apply paint by spray
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Match specified paint colour
||Apply stains and clear timber finishes
||Apply Protective Paint Coating Systems
||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
||Operate elevated work platforms
||Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
||Apply decorative paint finishes
||Apply advanced decorative paint finishes
||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings
||Apply advanced wallpaper techniques
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Calculate and cost construction work
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCPB3026B||Erect And Maintain Trestle And Plank Systems|
|CPCCPD2012A||Use Painting And Decorating Tools And Equipment|
|CPCCPD3021A||Prepare surfaces for painting|
|CPCCPD3031A||Implement Safe Lead Paint And Asbestos Work Practices In The Painting Industry|
|CPCCPD2011A||Handle Painting And Decorating Materials|
|CPCCPD3022A||Apply Paint By Brush And Roller|
|CPCCPD2013A||Remove and replace doors and door and window components|
|CPCCPD3024A||Apply paint by spray|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCPD3025A||Match specified paint colour|
|CPCCPD3026A||Apply stains and clear timber finishes|
|CPCCPD3030B||Apply Protective Paint Coating Systems|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCM3001C||Operate elevated work platforms|
|CPCCPD3023A||Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray|
|CPCCPD3028A||Apply decorative paint finishes|
|CPCCPD3034A||Apply advanced decorative paint finishes|
|CPCCPD3029A||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings|
|CPCCPD3032A||Apply advanced wallpaper techniques|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2003B||Calculate and cost construction work|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Applicants must have a training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
After completing the course, you will receive the nationally accredited CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$2,525.00|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession