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  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Study type

  • Apprentices/Trainees

Tuition Fees

  • Subsidised $ 2,859.00
  • Concession* $ 390.00
  • Commercial $ 16,067.00

Additional fees may apply. For more information, see Fees, payments and other costs.

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Learn the skills and knowledge needed to become a painter and decorator in residential and commercial settings.

In this qualification you will learn how to handle and store painting and decorating materials, erect and maintain trestle and plank systems, use painting and decorating tools and equipment and remove and replace doors and window components.

You will learn skills on how to prepare surfaces for painting, apply paint by brush, roller and spray, match paint colours, apply stains and clear timber finishes, remove and apply wallpaper and apply decorative paint finishes. You can elect to obtain the skills of rendering and texture coating.

In this qualification you will also learn how to work safely at heights, calculate costs of construction work, work effectively and sustainably, carry out measurements and calculations, read and interpret plans and specifications, operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres, erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding and apply work health and safety (WHS) requirements, policies and procedures.

This qualification is offered as an Australian Apprenticeship and requires you to be employed by a suitable industry-specific employer. You will attend scheduled campus-based training and have the opportunity to be trained/assessed on-site for specific skills during your employment.

Interested in starting this course?

Contact us today to express your interest or make an enquiry.

Call 1300 655 307 Submit an enquiry

Career opportunities

  • Painter and Decorator
  • Supervisor/Foreperson
  • Render and Texture Coater

Career opportunities

  • Painter and Decorator
  • Supervisor/Foreperson
  • Render and Texture Coater

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