CPC30620
Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
CRICOS CODE: 103819M

why Choose This Course

CPC30620 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.

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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

Course Details
Course Details
Course Name:
CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
CRICOS Code:
103819M
Duration:
75 Weeks (4 study terms, including 10 weeks scheduled break)
Study Location:
Clayton
Study Mode:
Full time (at least 20 contact hours per week)
Delivery Method:
Face-to-face, work placement and online learning combined (maximum 20% online learning)
Assessment Method:
Theory, practical tasks and 360 hours work placement
Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
1
Minimum 18 years of age at the time of application,
2
Minimum of 12 years of schooling or equivalent, and
3
Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.*

* Language test outcome must be less than 2 years old.

Course Fee Structure
Course Fee Structure

*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.

cOURSE sTRUCTURE

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core/Elective
CPCCCM2008*
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Core
CPCCCM2012*
Work safely at heights
Core
CPCCCM3001
Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
Core
CPCCCM3005
Calculate costs of construction work
Core
CPCCOM1012
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Core
CPCCOM1013
Plan and organise work
Core
CPCCOM1014
Conduct workplace communication
Core
CPCCOM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations
Core
CPCCOM2001*
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Core
CPCCPB3026*
Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
Core
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
CPCCPD3023*
Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
Core
CPCCPD3024*
Apply paint by spray
Core
CPCCPD3025*
Match specific paint colours
Core
CPCCPD3026*
Apply stains and clear timber finishes
Core
CPCCPD3027*
Remove and apply wallpaper
Core
CPCCPD3028*
Apply decorative paint finishes
Core
CPCCPD3030*
Apply protective paint coating systems
Core
CPCCPD3031*
Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry
Core
CPCCPD3035*
Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting
Core
CPCCPD3036*
Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry
Core
CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Core
BSBESB301
Investigate micro business opportunities
Elective
CPCCPD3032*
Apply advanced wall coverings
Elective
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Elective

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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 

  • Calculator 

  • 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).

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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:

  • CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building),

  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), or

  • a range of Certificat IV or Diploma level qualifications with the CPC Training Package.

POSSIBLE CAREER:

  • Painter and Decorator

  • Painting Trades Worker

  • Paperhanger

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.