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Cert III Painting & Decorating

CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

Qualification notes

This qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work.

Occupational titles may include: Painter and decorator.

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.


Packaging rules

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.

Core units

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

CPCCCM2010A Work safely at heights

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the

construction industry


Painting and decorating preparation field of work

CPCCCM3001B Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCPB3026A 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


Painting and decorating operations field of work

CPCCCM2008A 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


Elective units


Specialist painting and decorating field of work

CPCCPD3029A Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings

CPCCPD3030A Apply protective paint coating systems

CPCCPD3032A Apply advanced wallpaper techniques

CPCCPD3033A Apply intumescent coatings

CPCCPD3034A Apply advanced decorative paint finishes

CPCCSP3003A Apply trowelled texture coat finishes


General electives

BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances

LMFGG2008B Glaze/re-glaze residential windows and doors


We do not deliver this course but we can direct you to the relevant Colleges and Tafes that provide this training in your area.

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