CPC30611Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

Foundation Training Australia
Foundation Training Australia
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Training Australia (RTO 31972)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Study Loans eligiblePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 4 years, depending on your existing skills and experience and method of study

  • Start Date

    Anytime - Enrol now!

  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Painter and Decorator

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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Last modified: 20 May 2019

In a Nutshell

Get your start in a colourful career path with this Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (CPC30611) from Foundation Training Australia.

This course will cover the essentials involved in painting and decorating, familiarising you with the processes, materials, tools and equipment used for a variety of surface coatings in domestic and commercial applications.

You'll develop a wide range of skills in the course, including wallpapering, texture coating and decorative paint finishes, staining, spray painting, colour matching and working from trestle and plank systems and other platforms.

With flexible study options, it's never been easier to pursue your career goals and fit studies around your other commitments. Get started now!

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no prerequisites for entry to this course, anyone can apply!

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this painting and decorating course, subjects you may study include:

    • CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CPCCCM1013A - Plan and organise work
    • CPCCCM1014A - Conduct workplace communication
    • CPCCCM1015A - Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CPCCCM2001A - Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CPCCCM2003B - Calculate and cost construction work
    • CPCCCM2010B - Work safely at heights
    • CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CPCCCM3001C - Operate elevated work platforms
    • CPCCPB3026B - Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
    • CPCCPD2011A - Handle painting and decorating materials
    • CPCCPD2012A - Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
    • CPCCPD2013A - Remove and replace doors and door and window components
    • CPCCPD3021A - Prepare surfaces for painting
    • CPCCCM3001C - Operate elevated work platforms
    • CPCCCM2008B - Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CPCCPD3022A - Apply paint by brush and roller
    • CPCCPD3023A - Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
    • CPCCPD3024A - Apply paint by spray
    • CPCCPD3025A - Match specified paint colour
    • CPCCPD3026A - Apply stains and clear timber finishes
    • CPCCPD3027A - Apply wallpaper
    • CPCCPD3028A - Apply decorative paint finishes
    • CPCCPD3031A - Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry
    • CPCCPD3029A - Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings
    • CPCCPD3030B - Apply protective paint coating systems
    • CPCCPD3034A - Apply advanced decorative paint finishes
    • BSBSMB406 - Manage small business finances
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  • Why Foundation Training Australia?

    With recognised courses in building and construction, business, accounting, management, WHS and more, Foundation Training Australia doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to equipping you with the confidence and competence to succeed in your field! Their mission is to “enrich lives through education”, which is why they’ve brought on board a team of passionate and skilled trainers to guide students along every step of their learning journey. These guys aren’t your everyday thinkers, they want to make an impact, they’re authentic and are committed to equipping you with the right skills that’ll bring you success in the workforce. “We believe people should be able to learn in inspiring and innovative ways, allowing them to enjoy a limitless and enriching educational experience.” - FTA

    Foundation Training Australia prides themselves on a “no BS approach!” They pay attention to “stuff that matters” and are focussed on seeing students grow and succeed.

    Upon enrolling, students will be connected with a dedicated learning engagement officer who will be on hand to answer any questions. Students will also have open access to FTA’s trainers, who each come equipped with years of industry experience. You’ll get unparalleled access to their abundance of knowledge, ask any questions and understand every step of your qualification, from start to finish.

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (CPC30611) from Foundation Training Australia.

You'll be well-versed in a wide range of skills and techniques essential to a career as a painter and decorator, allowing you to begin work in the trade with confidence.

Wondering where a career in building and construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for this course is $14,350. Foundation Training Australia offers a wide variety of funding options for eligible students, including Study Loans.

Enquire now to find out more about funding for your training!

Study Loans provides a new way of paying for education with a transparent fee structure under a pay-as-you-go type model.

Approved students will be loaned from $2,001 to $15,000, to cover all or part of their course tuition from an approved provider. The loan will be progressively drawn to pay tuition fees and paid to the training provider directly on behalf of the student. The loan will be paid back via direct debit over 6-48 months, at competitive interest rates, with no penalties for early repayment.

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