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l1logo  CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating   Back

CRICOS Course Code: 103829J
Duration: 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus 12 weeks term break)

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • scheduled hours for face to face classes (20 hours per week during term time)
  • additional self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion

The Certificate III in Painting and Decorating provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS2001 covers this requirement.

Certificate III in Carpentry consists of twenty nine (29) units of competency, comprising 26 core units and 3 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units

CPCCPD2011  

Handle and store painting and decorating materials

CPCCPD3036

Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry

CPCCPD3035

Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting

CPCCPD3028

Apply decorative paint finishes

CPCCPB3026

Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

CPCCPD3025

Match specific paint colours

CPCCPD3021

Prepare existing coated surface for painting

CPCCPD2012

Use painting and decorating tools and equipment

CPCCPD3027

Remove and apply wallpaper

CPCCPD3026

Apply stains and clear timber finishes

CPCCPD2013

Remove and replace doors and door and window components

CPCCCM3001

Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

CPCCCM3005

Calculate costs of construction work

CPCCOM1013

Plan and organise work

CPCCPD3022

Apply paint by brush and roller

CPCCPD3023

Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray (

CPCCPD3031

Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry

CPCCPD3030

Apply protective paint coating systems

CPCCPD3024

Apply paint by spray

CPCCOM2001

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2008

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012

Work safely at heights

CPCCCM2012

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1014

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCOM1015

Carry out measurements and calculations

Elective Units

BSBESB407

Manage Small Business Finances

CPCCSP3003

Apply Trowelled Texture Coat Finishes

CPCCPD3029

Remove Graffiti and Apply Anti-graffiti Coatings

There are no stated entry requirements into this qualification

International Students

International students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements as stated below:

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC.

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS2001 covers this requirement.

Graduates at this level will have skills for work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

  • Painter and decorator

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to any of he following qualifications:

  • CPC40611 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)
  • CPC40408 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Sales)
  • CPC40708 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Students that successfully complete all 27 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.

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