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CPC30620 - 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
103817B
Intake dates
Every month on the 15th, except December
Duration
60 weeks
Tuition Fees
AUD $13,130
Mode of Study
Full-time
Resource Fees
AUD $680*
Core Units
26
Application Fees
AUD $300*
Elective Units
3
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.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Program Content: The training program covers 29 units of competency taken from the Qualification. To be awarded a certificate for the CPC30620 – Certificate III in Painting and Decorating participants are required to successfully complete all 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:

Painter and Decorator.
Licensing, legislative and regulatory or certification requirements for painting and decorating work differ between States and Territories. Please consult with the relevant regulatory authority.

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 Code and Name Core/ Elective
1 – WHS & Construction Basics
CPCCOM1012 – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry CORE
CPCCOM1013 – Plan and organise work CORE
CPCCOM1014 – Conduct workplace communication CORE
CPCCOM2001 – Read and interpret plans and specifications CORE
CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry CORE
2 – Lead & Asbestos
CPCCPD3031 – Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry CORE
CPCCPD3036 – Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry CORE
3 – Calculation & Business Opportunities
CPCCCM3005 – Calculate costs of construction work CORE
CPCCOM1015 – Carry out measurements and calculations CORE
BSBESB301 – Investigate business opportunities ELECTIVE
4 – Basic Painting Basic Skills
CPCCPD2011 – Handle and store painting and decorating materials CORE
CPCCPD2012 – Use painting and decorating tools and equipment CORE
CPCCPD2013 – Remove and replace doors and door and window components CORE
CPCCPD3021 – Prepare existing coated surface for painting CORE
CPCCPD3022 – Apply paint by brush and roller CORE
CPCCPD3025 – Match specific paint colours CORE
CPCCPD3035 – Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting CORE
5 – Advanced Painting Skills
CPCCPD3023 – Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray CORE
CPCCPD3024 – Apply paint by spray CORE
CPCCPD3026 – Apply stains and clear timber finishes CORE
CPCCPD3028 – Apply decorative paint finishes CORE
CPCCPD3029 – Remove graffiti and apply anti-graffiti coatings CORE
CPCCPD3030 – Apply protective paint coating systems CORE
CPCCPD3027 – Remove and apply wallpaper ELECTIVE
CPCCPD3032 – Apply advanced wall coverings ELECTIVE
6 – Elevated Platforms
CPCCCM2008 – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding CORE
CPCCCM2012 – Work safely at heights CORE
CPCCCM3001 – Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres CORE
CPCCPB3026 – Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems CORE

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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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