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Certificate III in Painting and Decorating CPC30611

Overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work. It includes applying paint and wallpaper, speciality finishes and basic skills and techniques.

Qualification: Certificate III in Painting and Decorating CPC30611
Program No: C3-BE38
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (10 blocks each year, with a block being 3 days every 3 weeks) - duration may vary depending on the individual's progress through competencies.
Likely Job Outcome: Painter and decorator.
Application Type: Australian Apprentice-Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

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.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked. If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program).

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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Before you apply/enrol

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Stage 1 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCCM1012A  Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST692
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD2011A  Handle painting and decorating materials
    • CIT Code: CNST695
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to handle, sort and store painting and decorating materials. The unit includes planning and preparing for the work; identifying, handling and storing materials; and selecting and distributing appropr
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1013A  Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST693
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1015A  Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST694
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1014A  Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: COMM476
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2001A  Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST415
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: "This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPD3022A  Apply paint by brush and roller
    • CIT Code: CNST699
      Cost: $200.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply brushed or rolled paint coatings to different materials to form a protective and decorative painted finish. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work a
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOHS2001A  Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPB3026B  Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
    • CIT Code: CNST616
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and monitor trestle and plank work platforms. "
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD2012A  Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST696
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use painting and decorating tools, plant and equipment. The unit includes the identification, selection and safe use of a range of commonly used painting and decorating tools, plant and equipment
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3021A  Prepare surfaces for painting
    • CIT Code: CNST698
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to restore, repair and prepare different material surfaces for the application of paint. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of new or uncoated surfaces, preparation
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 2 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCCM3001C  Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010A Work safely at heights
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2003B  Calculate and cost construction work
    • CIT Code: CNST569
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to estimate materials, labour and time requirements and establish costs for provision of services or products in basic construction work. It covers the gaining of information; the estimation of mater
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD2013A  Remove and replace doors and door and window components
    • CIT Code: CNST697
      Cost: $10.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to remove and replace doors and door and window furniture for the purpose of painting or replacement. The unit includes reglazing and planning and preparation for the work, the removal and replacemen
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2008B  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: $380
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCPD3028A  Apply decorative paint finishes
    • CIT Code: CNST705
      Cost: $230.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply decorative paint finishes to a range of different material surfaces. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the application area; application of mirror paint
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3025A  Match specified paint colour
    • CIT Code: CNST702
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to colour match new and existing painting finishes. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, matching of paint colour to a specified sample and completion of clean-up activities. "
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3026A  Apply stains and clear timber finishes
    • CIT Code: CNST703
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply stains and clear timber finishes to different material surfaces, including previously stained or finished timber to form a protective and decorative finish. The unit includes planning and pr
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • MSFGG2008  Glaze and re-glaze residential windows and doors
    • CIT Code: CNST389
      Cost: $150.00
      Description: This unit of competency covers fitting glass to residential windows and doors, other openings, or to other frames performed in workplaces involving on-site and off-site fabrication, installation and replacement of glass.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 3 - complete all subjects

  • CPCCPD3023A  Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
    • CIT Code: CNST700
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply texture coat paint finishes to different surfaces by using brush, roller and spray. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work area and materials, appli
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3024A  Apply paint by spray
    • CIT Code: CNST701
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply paint by spray onto different surfaces to form a protective paint finish. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of materials and application area, setting up a
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3027A  Apply wallpaper
    • CIT Code: CNST704
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply wallpaper to walls of different materials to form a protective and decorative finish. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the surfaces and materials, appl
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3031A  Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry
    • CIT Code: CNST708
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to treat lead paint hazards, including removal of lead-based paints from surfaces, encapsulation and the control of associated hazards. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, defini
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3029A  Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings
    • CIT Code: CNST706
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to remove graffiti and apply preventative materials to different surfaces to form graffiti-resistant surface systems. The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCPD3030B  Apply protective paint coating systems
    • CIT Code: CNST707
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply specialised paint coating systems as a protective measure against atmospheric conditions, sanitation and hygiene risks and the impacts of high traffic areas. The unit includes planning and p
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB406  Manage small business finances
    • CIT Code: MGNT329
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skillful communicators and interpret financial reports and other numerical data with ease.

      Prerequisites: Nil

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au