Painting and Decorating

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Scope of work

Painting and decorating

  • Apply paint or other substance for protective, decorative or technical purposes, including colour matching
  • Apply texture coatings
  • Apply wall paper
  • Prepare surfaces for application of paint or other protective, decorative or technical materials
  • Apply cement render to no more than 8mm thickness
  • Incidental work of another class.

Painting and decorating excluding applying cement render

  • Apply paint or other substance for protective, decorative or technical purposes, including colour matching
  • Apply texture coatings
  • Apply wall paper
  • Prepare surfaces for application of paint or other protective, decorative or technical materials
  • Incidental work of another class.

Qualifications required

Painting and decorating

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of either of the following:

    • an apprenticeship in painting and decorating including the unit of competency Apply trowelled texture coat finishes CPCCSP3003A
    • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating CPC30611 including the unit of competency Apply trowelled texture coat finishes CPCCSP3003A
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to one of the courses above
  • a recognition certificate as a qualified painter and decorator including the unit of competency Apply trowelled texture coat finishes CPCCSP3003A
  • a qualification or statement of attainment of required competency for the class of licence.

Painting and decorating excluding applying cement render

Any one of the following:

  • successful completion of either of the following:

    • an apprenticeship in painting and decorating
    • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating CPC30611
  • successful completion of a course the commission considers equivalent to one of the courses above
  • a recognition certificate as a qualified painter and decorator
  • a qualification or statement of attainment of required competency for the class of licence.

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the board’s policies.

Licence grades

You can apply for this licence class as a:

Important note:

Registered Training Organisations

Registered Training Organisations issue formal qualifications to people who successfully complete training. Please note that this list is a guide only and subject to change. We strive to ensure that the information contained is accurate and up-to-date.

Other qualifications can be:

  • apprenticeship papers
  • documentation showing you successfully completed the appropriate course for this licence class
  • documentation showing you successfully completed an equivalent course for this licence class (e.g. similar modules)
  • recognition certificate
  • a qualification of statement of attainment of the required competency issued by an approved authority for the licence class.

Recognition of prior learning

If you do not hold a formal technical qualification, you may be able to obtain it through recognition of prior learning (RPL) by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). The following RTOs may be able to provide RPL services for this licence class.
Assessment Technique S/T Construction Technique
Address: 
PO Box 5517, Stafford Heights QLD 4053 1187 Gympie Road, Aspley QLD 4034
Phone: 
1300 665 517
Fax: 
07 3263 2877
Email: 
andrew@stct.com.au
Contact: 
Andrew Kelly and Simon Kelly
Notes: 

Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns

Australian Consolidated Training
Address: 
532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park Qld 4073
Phone: 
07 3372 3974
Email: 
admin@actassess.com.au
Contact: 
Leasa Vanohr
Notes: 

Online

Ballinger Training & Consultancy
Address: 
PO Bix 7152 Sippy Downs Qld 4556
Phone: 
1300 904 577
Building Industry Training
Address: 
PO Box 325, Labrador Qld 4215
Phone: 
1300 655 835 or 0411 765 382
Fax: 
1300 658 244
Email: 
admin@buildingtraining.com.au
Contact: 
Michael Lynch
CSTC (Construction Skills Training Centre)
Address: 
PO Box 51, Moorooka Qld 4105
Phone: 
07 3373 8888
Fax: 
07 3373 8899
Email: 
brisbane@cstc.org.au
Gimbal Construction
Address: 
Unit 1/ 2-6 Breakwater Road Robina, Qld 4226
Phone: 
1300 446 225
Fax: 
07 5564 7025
Email: 
hello@gimbalgroup.com.au
Contact: 
Notes: 

Online, distance, one-on-one, tutorial support and mentoring.

Keystone Training
Address: 
36-37/17 Cairns Street, Loganholme Qld 4129
Phone: 
1300 653 925
Fax: 
07 3806 3076
Email: 
admin@keystonetraining.com.au
Contact: 
Michelle Day
Master Builders - Queensland - Brisbane
Address: 
417 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane Qld 4000
Phone: 
1300 136 002
Fax: 
07 3225 6544
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Contact: 
Mary Hayes
Master Builders - Queensland - Burnett Wide Bay
Address: 
162 Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay Qld 4655 PO Box 358, Hervey Bay Qld 4655
Phone: 
07 4303 2400
Fax: 
07 4148 6334
Email: 
licensing @masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Central Queensland
Address: 
35 Derby Street, Rockhampton Qld 4700 PO Box 631, Rockhampton Qld 4700
Phone: 
07 4923 1900
Fax: 
07 4803 6104
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Downs and Western
Address: 
2/166 Hume Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350
Phone: 
07 4659 4200
Fax: 
07 4639 5144
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Far North Queensland
Address: 
310-314 Gatton Street, Manunda Qld 4870 PO Box 806, Earlville Qld 4870
Phone: 
07 4042 8800
Fax: 
07 4027 9214
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Master Builders House, 18 Central Park Avenue, Ashmore Qld 4214
Phone: 
07 5582 7100
Fax: 
07 5609 6054
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Mackay and Whitsunday
Address: 
2/40 Evans Avenue, North Mackay Qld 4740 PO Box 3188, North Mackay Qld 4740
Phone: 
07 4969 4500
Fax: 
07 4829 4184
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - North Queensland
Address: 
Master Builders House, 1/316 Sturt Street, Townsville Qld 4810 PO Box 5801, Townsville Qld 4810
Phone: 
07 4417 1800
Fax: 
07 4422 0094
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Builders - Queensland - Sunshine Coast
Address: 
1/91 King Street, Buderim Qld 4556 PO Box 1458, Buderim Qld 4556
Phone: 
07 5456 9800
Fax: 
07 5301 8124
Email: 
licensing@masterbuilders.asn.au
Master Painters, Decorators and Signwriters Association of Queensland
Address: 
CTC Centre, Shed 7, Gate 3, Fairlie Terrace, Salisbury Qld 4107 PO Box 21, Salisbury Qld 4107
Phone: 
07 3277 8646
Fax: 
07 3277 8546
Email: 
info@mpa.org.au
Contact: 
Rebecca Bellette
Masters in Building Training
Address: 
4/1311 Ipswich Road Rocklea QLD 4106
Phone: 
1300 642 457
Email: 
info@mibt.edu.au
Contact: 
Paul Lawrence
Step Into Training Services
Address: 
4B/21 Mayes Avenue, Logan Central Qld 4114
Phone: 
1300 467 487
Email: 
Rajat@sits.edu.au
Contact: 
Rajat Saraswat
TAFE Queensland - East Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Nambour
Phone: 
1300 656 188
Email: 
EastCoast.RPL@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast
Address: 
Campuses located at Ashmore, Coolangatta, Coomera and Southport
Phone: 
07 5581 8797
Email: 
gold.coast@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - North
Address: 
PMB 1, Townsville Qld 4810
Phone: 
07 4750 5451
Email: 
RPL.North@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - SkillsTech
Address: 
Campuses at Acacia Ridge, Alexandra Hills, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm
Phone: 
1800 654 447
Email: 
SkillsTech.Recognition@tafe.qld.edu.au
TAFE Queensland - South West
Address: 
Campuses at Bundamba, Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Dalby, Inala, Kingaroy, Nurenderi, Roma, Springfield and Warwick
Phone: 
1300 914 754
Email: 
southwest@tafe.qld.edu.au
Training and Assessment Solutions
Address: 
347 MacDonnell Road, Clontarf Qld 4019
Phone: 
1800 565 556 or 07 3142 2889
Email: 
jvr@jvrglobal.com
Training Prospects
Address: 
The Construction Training Centre, Beaudesert Road, Salisbury Qld 4107
Phone: 
0478 475 777
Email: 
BDM@trainingprospects.com.au
Contact: 
Shane Johnsson