From January 2019, this course will be offered free of tuition fees for eligible students under the Victorian government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program, designed to reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand from Victorian employers. If you're eligible, the State Government will cover the full cost of your tuition fees for this course, saving you thousands of dollars. Other fees, such as materials and amenities, may still apply. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Wall & Ceiling Lining) and Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting & Decorating) are offered in conjunction to help you launch your career in building and construction.
Wall & Ceiling Lining and Painting & Decorating
If you have an eye for detail and enjoy working with your hands, a career in plastering or painting and decorating could be just right for you.
The Certificate II in Building and Construction is a very hands-on program that will help you to develop the basic skills you need to get started on a plastering or painting and decorating career. You will learn how to:
- Line, stop, and sand walls and ceilings (including archways)
- Install and finish plasterboard to walls and ceilings
- Perform basic casting
- Prime and finish projects with a rolled, brushed, or sprayed paint finish
- Install wallpaper
- Stain timber
- Clear finishing timber
- Mix basic paint colours
- Install suspended ceilings
You will back up these skills by building an understanding of the safe use of tools and equipment, First Aid. You will also have the opportunity to gain your Construction Induction Card (CIC) or White Card.
Learn from industry professionals
Our friendly and approachable plastering and painting teachers are industry professionals with decades of experience. They maintain strong industry ties with peak bodies and on-the-ground employers so you can be sure you are getting the most current and in-depth training.
Prepare for an apprenticeship
The dual qualification is designed to give you confidence and work readiness so that any employer would be happy to take you on as an apprentice.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible for some credit transfers into the Apprenticeship streams of either the Certificate III in Painting & Decorating (CPC30611) or Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31211).
Class Schedule: *
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
From January 2019, this course is offered at $0 tuition for eligible students under the Victorian State Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program. Note you may still have to pay other fees, such as materials and amenities. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsStudent assessment will combine progressive testing and internal assessment.
MaterialsAll theoretical learning materials are supplied as part of the enrolment fees. Some tools for practical work are required to be supplied by the student.
Entrance RequirementsThere are no formal entrance requirements for this course
Pathways to further studyUpon successful completion of the program you will be eligible for some Credit Transfers into your either Certificate III in Painting & Decorating (CPC30611) or Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining (CPC31211) as an Australian Apprentice, taking you one step closer to being a qualified tradesperson.
Career PathwaysGraduates of this course may gain employment in the Plastering or Painting industry in an Australian Apprenticeship.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCCCM1012A||WORK EFFECTIVELY AND SUSTAINABLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY||20|
|CPCCCM1014A||CONDUCT WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION||20|
|CPCCCM1015A||CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS||20|
|CPCCCM2006||APPLY BASIC LEVELLING PROCEDURES||8|
|CPCCOHS2001A||APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY||20|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry||6|
|HLTAID002||PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT||12|
|VU22014||Prepare to work in the building and construction industry||16|
|VU22015||Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings||25|
|VU22016||Erect and safely use working platforms||24|
|VU22032||Identify and handle painting and decorating tools and equipment||80|
|VU22033||Apply basic surface preparation skills for painting and decorating||60|
|VU22034||Mix basic paint colours||20|
|VU22035||Develop basic paint application techniques||140|
|VU22036||Develop basic timber staining and clear finishing skills||30|
|VU22037||Develop basic protective metal coating skills||30|
|VU22038||Apply basic spray painting skills||30|
|VU22039||Apply basic wallpaper||20|
|VU22040||Identify and handle wall and ceiling lining tools and equipment||100|
|VU22041||Apply wall and ceiling lining installation techniques||150|
|VU22042||Install basic suspension ceilings||32|
|VU22043||Apply basic wall and ceiling lining stopping techniques||80|
|VU22044||Construct basic archways||32|
|VU22058||Produce basic castings and run castings||50|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.