CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decoration
This qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work.
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
Detailed Course Information
The Target group for this qualification, CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, include persons wanting to gain this qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) thus formalising the skills and knowledge, they have acquired through working in this industry sector for a period of two (2) years or more.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification
AIET Entry Conditions and Pathways:
Candidates must be able to:
- prove they are over 18 years old
- provide evidence a minimum of 2 years recent work in the construction industry
- receive a satisfactory result in the AIET LLN test
- have access to a work environment in which they work in the construction industry
- obtain written permission from employers that:
- They can undertake their RPL process on work site – which includes work site visits by the AIET assessor,
- use workplace documentation and clients, client information and third-party reports
- demonstrate their ability to be assessed through RPL and CT only
- provide certified evidence of unit requirements
Furthermore, candidates must confirm that they understand that AIET will only provide assessment by RPL and CT, that this is provided as fee-for-service only, no further gap assessment or gap training will be provided by AIET and that if the assessor does not cite sufficient evidence to warrant the awarding of RPL and/or CT within the assessment duration then the assessor will not award RPL or CT as an outcome (this decision being subject to Appeal and Complaint)
Occupational titles may include:
- Painter and decorator.
Total Units: 27
Core Unit: 23
Elective Units: 4
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
- 27 units of competency:
- 23 core units
- 4 elective units.
A maximum of two of the four required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
Students have the right to select other elective units if they choose to do so. Please
check this link to view the full list of electives.
|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|
|BSBESB301||Investigate business opportunities|
|BSBESB303||Organise finances for new business venture|
|CPCCSP3003*||Apply trowelled texture coat finishes|
CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating full qualification $2,700 + $200 non-refundable application fee.
Certification Reissuance: $22 per item
Free Skill Assessment
Free skill assessment helps you to identify the right qualification that matches your skills and show you what needs to be done to achieve the qualification.
Provide as much information about your skills, experiences and previous training as possible. The evidence could include employment references, resume, testimonials, performance portfolio, photo/videos, certificate/transcripts of the previous qualifications.
Once the assessor has reviewed the evidence you supplied, they will contact you for competency conversation, this may include practical observation if required. They will assign a trainer to upskill you if there are gaps in skills and knowledge against the whole qualification.
You will receive nationally recognised qualification certificates from our partner college, which you can use to claim promotion, obtaining licences or immigration purpose.