Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
CRICOS CODE: 0101851
why Choose This Course
CPC30611 Certificate III Painting and Decorating is the nationally recognised qualification for Australian painters. You will learn all the essential knowledge and practical skills to work in the painting and decorating industry.
In many Australian states, you must be qualified to be licensed or registered as a painting contractor.
Having nationally recognised qualifications can help you find employment, start a business or become a supervisor. A qualification could help you get where you want to be.
This course provides you with the essential skills and knowledge to work in the painting and decorating industry.
Major areas of study include occupational health and safety, interpretation of plans and documents, measurements and calculations, use of hand and power tools, erection and dismantling of scaffolding, paint application and paint types, replace and remove doors and window components, apply wallpaper, manage small business finance and more.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN
CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
75 Weeks (4 study terms, including 10 weeks scheduled break)
Full time (at least 20 contact hours per week)
Face-to-face, work placement and online learning combined (maximum 20% online learning)
Theory, practical tasks and 360 hours work placement
Minimum 18 years of age at the time of application,
Minimum of 12 years of schooling or equivalent, and
Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.*
* Language test outcome must be less than 2 years old.
Refer to International Student Fee Schedule
*Origin Institute arranges Medibank Essentials Overseas Student health Cover (OSHC) for our students. Students may choose their own OSHC providers if they don’t arrange through Origin Institute.
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Calculate and cost construction work
Work safely at heights
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Operate elevated work platforms
Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
Handle painting and decorating materials
Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
Remove and replace doors and door and window components
Prepare surfaces for painting
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Apply paint by brush and roller
Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
Apply paint by spray
Match specified paint colour
Apply stains and clear timber finishes
Apply decorative paint finishes
Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry
Investigate micro business opportunities
Resolve business disputes
Apply advanced wallpaper techniques
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
WHAT YOU NEED FOR STUDY
You will need to bring:
A computer installed with an appropriate costing software and word processing software, webcam and internet access
Printer or printing services
Camera with photo and video recording capabilities
Pen, pencils, markers, highlighters, colouring materials, eraser, ruler, onion skin paper
Personal safety PPEs (Steel Capped Boots, Gloves, Dusk Musks and Overalls).
Origin Institute will provide necessary simulation environment, materials and tools.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT TRANSFER (CT)
Origin Institute ensures that RPL and CT is offered to all applicants on enrolment, through an RPL/CT eligibility assessment.
RPL candidates are to provide current, quality evidence of their competency against the relevant unit of competency. This process may be directed by the candidate and verified by the assessor, such as in the compilation of portfolios; or directed by the assessor, such as through observation of workplace performance and skills application, and oral and/or written assessment. Where the outcomes of this process indicate that the candidate is competent, structured training is not required.
Please contact us for more details of RPL and CT.
POSSIBLE LEARNING PATHWAYS:
CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building),
CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), or
a range of Certificat IV or Diploma level qualifications with the CPC08 Training Package.
Painter and Decorator
Painting Trades Worker
It is Origin Institute's obligation to the learner, including that Origin Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with these Standards, and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.