Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating) (Pre-apprenticeship)

Course Code
22216VICP
Course Type
Pre-Apprenticeship
Course Level
Skills Creation
Department
Painting and Decorating Department
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Full Time: 16 weeks
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
Full time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
Enquiries

Davin Nicholas
Phone: (03) 5127 0229
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: davinn@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

With creativity and drive, your career in the decorating industry can range from a general painter and decorator to a special effects painter, estimator or even owner of your own business.

This course will give you the skills you need for entry-level employment as a painter and decorator. You'll get experience across a range of activities such as using power tools, preparing surfaces, spray painting and paper hanging. It's also a stepping stone to gaining an apprenticeship and trade accreditation which will give you even more career choices.

GippsTAFE is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia's leading building and construction training providers.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating) (Pre-apprenticeship).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Apprentice Painter and Decorator

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes practical tests and written assignments.

Opportunities For Further Study

Certificate III in Painting and Decorating (Apprenticeship)

Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
CPCCOHS1001A
Work Safely in the Construction Industry
VU20955
Workplace Safety and Site Induction
HLTFA211A
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
VU20956 Building Structures
VU20957
Calculations for the Construction Industry
VU29058
Prepare for Work in the Construction Industry
VU20959
Communication Skills for the Construction Industry
VU20960
Introduction to Scaffolding and Working Platforms
VU20961
Levelling
VU20962
Qualify Principles for the Construction Industry
VU20963
Safe Handling and Use of Plant and Power Tools
VU20964
Workplace Documents and Plans
VU20983
Painting and Decorating Hand Tools
VU20984
Surface preparation for Painting and Decorating
VU20985
Paint principles
VU20986
Colour Theory and Practice
VU20987
Paint Application
VU20988
Timber Staining and Clear Finishing Principles
VU20989
Protective Metal Coatings
VU20990
Spray Painting
VU20991
Paper Hanging Principles
VU20992
Basic Environmental Sustainability in Painting and Decorating