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CPC30620 - Certificate III in Painting and Decorating in Sydney | AHMI
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CRICOS Course Code: 103829J
Duration: 52 weeks (40 weeks delivery plus 12 weeks term break)

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Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • Face to Face, Online and Self Study* Total of 20 hours per week.
  • *Self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion-Approximately 10 hours per week.

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

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.

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

Core Units


  Handle and store painting and decorating materials


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


  Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting


  Apply decorative paint finishes


  Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems


  Match specific paint colours


  Prepare existing coated surface for painting


  Remove and apply wallpaper


  Apply stains and clear timber finishes


  Remove and replace doors and door and window components


  Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres


  Plan and organise work


  Apply paint by brush and roller


  Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray


  Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry


  Apply protective paint coating systems


  Apply paint by spray


  Read and interpret plans and specifications


  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding


  Work safely at heights


  Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry


  Conduct workplace communication


  Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry


  Carry out measurements and calculations


  Calculate costs of construction work


  Use Painting and Decorating Tools and Equipment

Elective Units


  Manage Finances for new business ventures


  Apply Trowelled Texture Coat Finishes


 Remove Graffiti and Apply Anti-graffiti Coatings

International Students must be 18 years of age at the time of enrolment

Academic Entry Requirements: Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC.

English Language Entry Requirements: IELTS score 6.0 (with no bands less than 5.5) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE).

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 the 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 29 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CPC30620 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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