Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating) (Pre-apprenticeship)
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Course Level
- Skills Creation
- Painting and Decorating Department
- Course Location
- 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
- February 2014
Phone: (03) 5127 0229
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
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 RecognitionUpon 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.
- Apprentice Painter and Decorator
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is competency based and includes practical tests and written assignments.
Opportunities For Further StudyCertificate III in Painting and Decorating (Apprenticeship)
||Work Safely in the Construction Industry
||Workplace Safety and Site Induction
||Provide Basic Emergency Life Support|
||Calculations for the Construction Industry|
||Prepare for Work in the Construction Industry|
||Communication Skills for the Construction Industry|
||Introduction to Scaffolding and Working Platforms|
||Qualify Principles for the Construction Industry|
||Safe Handling and Use of Plant and Power Tools|
||Workplace Documents and Plans|
||Painting and Decorating Hand Tools|
||Surface preparation for Painting and Decorating|
||Colour Theory and Practice|
||Timber Staining and Clear Finishing Principles|
||Protective Metal Coatings|
||Paper Hanging Principles|
||Basic Environmental Sustainability in Painting and Decorating