Certificate III in Painting and Decorating


About the Qualification – CPC30620

This qualification has core and elective units of competency requirement that cover the general and specialist skills below:

Packaging Rules – 29 Units consisting of 26 Core and 3 Electives 

Core Units – All Core units must be completed and cannot be changed.

  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding.
  • Work safely at heights
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres.
  • Calculate costs of construction work
  • 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.
  • Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems.
  • Handle and store painting and decorating materials
  • Use painting and decorating tools and equipment.
  • Remove and replace doors and door and window components
  • Prepare existing coated surface for painting.
  • Apply paint by brush and roller.
  • Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray.
  • Apply paint by spray.
  • Match specific paint colours.
  • Apply stains and clear timber finishes.
  • Remove and apply wallpaper.
  • Apply decorative paint finishes.
  • Apply protective paint coating systems.
  • Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry
  • Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting.
  • Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry.
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry.

Elective Units on offer

  • Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings.
  • Apply protective paint coasting systems.
  • Apply advanced wallpaper techniques.
  • Apply advanced decorative paint finishes.
  • Apply trowelled texture coat finishes.
  • Mix plastering compounds.

How Can I Study

  • Theory – either at your workplace or via teams
  • Practical  – at your work[place


  • Full Course Fee – $9995.00
  • RPL & Gap train Fee –   $4595.00
  • Per unit – $395
  • For 3 units – $1065

Payment and Wage Subsidy Options may be available for this

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    Variation Title Price Quantity
    Full Course Fee $ 9995.00
    RPL & Gap train Fee $ 4595.00
    Per unit $ 395
    For 3 units $ 1065

    Additional information


    Full Course Fee, RPL & Gap train Fee, Per unit, For 3 units


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