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 in Building and Construction
- CPC50308 Diploma of Building & Construction Management
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
- 22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)
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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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in: 27 units of competency (23 core units and four elective units).
A maximum of two of the four required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV Construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Conduct workplace communication
||Handle Painting And Decorating Materials
||Use Painting And Decorating Tools And Equipment
||Prepare surfaces for painting
||Apply Paint By Brush And Roller
||Plan and organise work
||Work safely at heights
||Erect And Maintain Trestle And Plank Systems
||Implement Safe Lead Paint And Asbestos Work Practices In The Painting Industry
||Remove and replace doors and door and window components
||Apply paint by spray
||Match specified paint colour
||Apply stains and clear timber finishes
||Operate elevated work platforms
||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
||Apply advanced wallpaper techniques
||Apply decorative paint finishes
||Apply advanced decorative paint finishes
||Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings
||Apply Protective Paint Coating Systems
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Calculate and cost construction work
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCPD2011A||Handle Painting And Decorating Materials|
|CPCCPD2012A||Use Painting And Decorating Tools And Equipment|
|CPCCPD3021A||Prepare surfaces for painting|
|CPCCPD3022A||Apply Paint By Brush And Roller|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCPB3026B||Erect And Maintain Trestle And Plank Systems|
|CPCCPD3031A||Implement Safe Lead Paint And Asbestos Work Practices In The Painting Industry|
|CPCCPD2013A||Remove and replace doors and door and window components|
|CPCCPD3024A||Apply paint by spray|
|CPCCPD3025A||Match specified paint colour|
|CPCCPD3026A||Apply stains and clear timber finishes|
|CPCCCM3001C||Operate elevated work platforms|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCPD3032A||Apply advanced wallpaper techniques|
|CPCCPD3028A||Apply decorative paint finishes|
|CPCCPD3034A||Apply advanced decorative paint finishes|
|CPCCPD3023A||Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray|
|CPCCPD3029A||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings|
|CPCCPD3030B||Apply Protective Paint Coating Systems|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|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.
You must have an active 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
On completion, you will receive the CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting & 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||$6,144.00|
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
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 more about paying for your course.
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