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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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 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|