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.
Every month on the 15th, except December
Mode of Study
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: 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: Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:
- Painter or Decorator
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 Code||Unit Name||Core/ Elective|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry||Core|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work||Core|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication||Core|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations||Core|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications||Core|
|CPCCCM2003B||Calculate and cost construction work||Core|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights||Core|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry||Core|
|CPCCCM3001C||Operate elevated work platforms||Core|
|CPCCPB3026B||Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems||Core|
|CPCCPD2011A||Handle painting and decorating materials||Core|
|CPCCPD2012A||Use painting and decorating tools and equipment||Core|
|CPCCPD2013A||Remove and replace doors and door and window components||Core|
|CPCCPD3021A||Prepare surfaces for painting||Core|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding||Core|
|CPCCPD3022A||Apply paint by brush and roller||Core|
|CPCCPD3023A||Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray||Core|
|CPCCPD3024A||Apply paint by spray||Core|
|CPCCPD3025A||Match specified paint colour||Core|
|CPCCPD3026A||Apply stains and clear timber finishes||Core|
|CPCCPD3028A||Apply decorative paint finishes||Core|
|CPCCPD3031A||Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry||Core|
|CPCCPD3029A||Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings||Elective|
|CPCCPD3032A||Apply advanced wallpaper techniques||Elective|
|BSBITU402||Develop and use complex spreadsheets||Elective|
|BSBSMB301||Investigate micro business opportunities||Elective|