CPC30611 - Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

This course provides you with hands-on skills and knowledge that enable you to carry out a wide range of tasks in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn practical skills such as preparing surfaces, applying paint by brushes, rollers, and spray guns, hanging wallpaper, and creating feature walls.

CRICOS Code
0100500
Intake dates
Every month on the 15th, except December
Duration
60 weeks
Tuition Fees
AUD $12,000
Mode of Study
Full-time
Resource Fees
AUD $680*
Core Units
23
Application Fees
AUD $300*
Elective Units
4
Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face
Campus
Melbourne CBD

Course Description

This course provides you with hands-on skills and knowledge that enable you to carry out a wide range of tasks in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn practical skills such as preparing surfaces, applying paint by brushes, rollers, and spray guns, hanging wallpaper, and creating feature walls. Moreover, you will learn useful theoretical knowledge, including occupational health and safety requirements, and how to write quotations so you are well prepared to enter the workplace with confidence. By undertaking a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, you will also learn many general skills and knowledge required for work in the building and construction industry. The course is delivered in a simulated work environment, where you will carry out practical tasks in a workshop area with painting bays: artificial rooms ready to be painted, and spray booths. This course includes written project assignments, as well as observation of practical tasks. Group tasks or assignments may occur as a type of assessment.

Program Content: The training program covers 16 units of competency taken from the Qualification. To be awarded a certificate for the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). participants are required to successfully complete all 13 core units.

Resources: Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

Recognition & Assessments

Recognition: This course holds national accreditation under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Assessments: This course includes written projects/assignments. Group tasks or assignments may occur as a type of assessment.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities: Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:

  • Painter or Decorator

Reassessment & Eligibility/ Entry requirements

Reassessment: Students can have three reassessments of NYC (Not Yet Competent) free of charge provided that the submission of assessments has been done on time. Further, if a student fails more than three times in the unit, the student will have to repeat that unit and charges will be AUD$350.00 per unit (GST will not be charged).

Eligibility/ Entry requirements: This qualification requires a minimum of year 10 completion or equivalent. Oceania Polytechnic requires students to be a minimum of 16 years of age and to demonstrate that they have sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) through satisfactory completion of OPIE’s pre-enrolment LLN test. International students may be required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiency to the minimum level of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. (Please check the Department of Home Affairs website on www.homeaffairs.gov.au for student visa requirements).

Unit Listings

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ Elective
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industryCore
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise workCore
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communicationCore
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculationsCore
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specificationsCore
CPCCCM2003BCalculate and cost construction workCore
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heightsCore
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryCore
CPCCCM3001COperate elevated work platformsCore
CPCCPB3026BErect and maintain trestle and plank systemsCore
CPCCPD2011AHandle painting and decorating materialsCore
CPCCPD2012AUse painting and decorating tools and equipmentCore
CPCCPD2013ARemove and replace doors and door and window componentsCore
CPCCPD3021APrepare surfaces for paintingCore
CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingCore
CPCCPD3022AApply paint by brush and rollerCore
CPCCPD3023AApply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and sprayCore
CPCCPD3024AApply paint by sprayCore
CPCCPD3025AMatch specified paint colourCore
CPCCPD3026AApply stains and clear timber finishesCore
CPCCPD3027AApply WallpaperCore
CPCCPD3028AApply decorative paint finishesCore
CPCCPD3031AImplement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industryCore
CPCCPD3029ARemove graffiti and apply protective coatingsElective
CPCCPD3032AApply advanced wallpaper techniquesElective
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheetsElective
BSBSMB301Investigate micro business opportunitiesElective

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Apply: To apply for this course as an international student, please complete the online international student application for enrolment form together with the required supportive documents.

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