Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (Release 4)



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Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (Release 4)


Classroom – Study | Online | RPL | Credit Transfer

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This course gives you hands-on skills and knowledge that empowers you to do a wide scope of undertakings in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn practical aptitudes, for example, preparing surfaces, applying paint by brushes, rollers and, spray guns, hanging wallpaper, and making highlight walls.

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Why Study the CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating?

The CPC30620 – Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (Release 4) is focused on the real world and relevant contexts that make the student highly skilled and be ready by meeting industry benchmark. Going through the program will give the required skills you can use immediately and encourages you to think diversely. This CPC30620 has become developed by industry specialists and endorsed by sector bodies and can be sure you have the practical knowledge to ‘hit the ground running’ in modest, medium or big organisations across the industry. Experience alone is no longer efficient; potential employers are looking for evidence of professional proficiency via a current formal qualification.
The CPC30620 – Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (Release 4) skills and transferable aptitudes acknowledgment and prior learning program is accessible to neighborhood painters with broad experience, or nearby understudies who have just finished incomplete examinations. When qualified, you may apply for an artwork contractual worker’s permit.
You will need to provide a range of evidence to assist your assessor to make a decision about your competence. The types of evidence you may be asked to provide can include
  • ID
  • Resume
  • Payslips/work contract/ABN if independently employed
  • Photographs/recordings (for down to earth jobs)
  • Hazard Assessment and Management Documents
  • Occurrence Report Forms
  • Plans and Specifications
  • Employment Cards
  • Statements/Invoices
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will eligible once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will able to work with this role.
  • Painter
  • Decorator
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
  • 29 units of competency:
  • 26 core units
  • 3 elective units.
Elective units of competency can be selected as follows:
  • 3 from the listed electives
  • 2 from listed electives and 1 from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course, as long as it contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome and supports the AQF level of this qualification.
Prerequisite units of competency  An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit/s must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.
Core units 
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001* Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCPB3026* Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
CPCCPD2011* Handle and store painting and decorating materials
CPCCPD2012* Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
CPCCPD2013* Remove and replace doors and door and window components
CPCCPD3021* Prepare existing coated surface for painting
CPCCPD3022* Apply paint by brush and roller
CPCCPD3023* Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
CPCCPD3024* Apply paint by spray
CPCCPD3025* Match specific paint colours
CPCCPD3026* Apply stains and clear timber finishes
CPCCPD3027* Remove and apply wallpaper
CPCCPD3028* Apply decorative paint finishes
CPCCPD3030* Apply protective paint coating systems
CPCCPD3031* Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry
CPCCPD3035* Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting
CPCCPD3036* Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective units
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
BSBESB303 Organise finances for new business venture
CPCCPD3029* Remove graffiti and apply anti-graffiti coatings
CPCCPD3032* Apply advanced wall coverings
CPCCPD3033* Apply intumescent coatings
CPCCPD3034* Apply advanced decorative paint finishes
CPCCSP3003* Apply trowelled texture coat finishes
MSFID4016 Design colour schemes for interior and exterior spaces

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