Painting and Decorating

Scope of work

Painting and decorating

  • Apply paint or other substance for protective, decorative or technical purposes, including colour matching
  • Apply texture coatings
  • Apply wallpaper
  • 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

Please see Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF).

Managerial course

Completion of the approved managerial course.

Financial requirements

The relevant financial requirements in the financial requirements policy.

Licence types

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.
Ballinger Training & Consultancy
Address: 
PO Bix 7152 Sippy Downs Qld 4556
Phone: 
1300 904 577
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: 
Janine Moore

Find an RTO

Look up the required course in the  Technical Qualifications for Licensing (PDF) and search for it on the training.gov.au website.