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52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID 52893WA State ID AD10
Begin your journey in the painting and decorating industry

This entry level qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work safely in a painting and decorating environment.

Building and Construction

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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    When Semester 1, 2024.

    Study Mode Full-Time.

    The aim of this pre-apprenticeship is to provide learners with industry specific training to gain skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable transition into an indentured apprenticeship.

    Skills developed include:

    • painting techniques; 
    • interpreting plans;
    • preparing surfaces; 
    • measuring;
    • calculating the right amount of materials for the job;
    • working with scaffolding safely at heights; and
    • workplace health and safety.

    Important information

    Select your preferred campus and apply

    Semester 1, 2024


    Duration 9 Months
    When Semester 1, 2024
    Where Bunbury
    How Pre-Apprenticeship - Classroom

    Course fees

    Indicative General fee $1,028.12
    (Tuition fee* $430.92 + Resource fee $597.20 )
    Indicative Concession fee $724.88
    (Tuition fee* $127.68 + Resource fee $597.20 )
    Indicative Fees and Charges

    The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of Fee Disclaimers


    Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

    National ID Unit title
    ASBAWA201 Practice asbestos awareness in the construction industry
    CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
    CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
    CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
    CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
    CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    National ID Unit title
    CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
    AW869 Module 4 (completed)
    AW866 Module 1 (placement arranged)
    AW868 Module 3 (mid-point)
    CPCCPB3026 Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
    CPCCPD2011 Handle and store painting and decorating materials
    CPCCPD2012 Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
    CPCCPD2013 Remove and replace doors and door and window components
    CPCCPD3035 Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting
    AW867 Module 2 (commenced)

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