Your pathway to a trade licence could be quicker than you think!

Have you got all the skills, knowledge and experience of a Painter/Decorator?

The Master Builders CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating on-site RPL program can help you on your pathway to a Painting licence. To find out about the trade licence process in NSW, please visit Fair Trading NSW.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. You are assessed by providing us with evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you already have. Our industry expert assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment.

With On-site RPL you can complete the CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating in as little as 3 months.

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COURSE FEES

Upon enrolment, an invoice is issued for $1,500. Please note this is not the full price of this course.

However, this table is a general guide to course fees for this qualification pathway. For more details about course fees including Smart and Skilled, please scroll further down the page.

A general guide to fees for this qualification pathway is as follows:

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $1,500

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $1,790

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate

$2,200

Non-Member Rate

$2,400

Price

$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members

Location

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WHAT IS ON-SITE RPL?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. Simply follow our On-Site RPL kit and provide video and photographic evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you have. Plus, our industry expert assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment, so there’s no time off-site.

HOW DOES THIS COURSE BENEFIT MY CAREER?

Expand your employment and business opportunities and be on the pathway to a painting licence. The CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating on-site RPL program is designed to enable painters to formally recognise their skills in painting and decorating work.

Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced painter from Fair Trading NSW.

Once the on-site RPL program is successfully completed you will earn a nationally recognised qualification CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating.

Career benefits:

  • Be on the pathway to a painting licence
  • Advance your employment opportunities and gain more work
  • Start your own painting and decorating business
  • Build your own clientele network

IS THIS RPL PROGRAM FOR ME?

To enrol in this course you must have the following entry requirements:                                                                                                                

  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in painting and decorating, within the last 10 years
  • Valid White Card (general construction induction card)
  • Currently working on-site in this field and access to tools of the trade
  • Provide details of 2 qualified/licensed referees within painting and decorating, to confirm your work history/experience who have worked with you for 12 months or more. 
  • Answer at least 80% of the technical industry questions correctly during your application process 

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This program is designed to be completed within 3 months. 

The dedicated Master Builders customer service team will assist you throughout the process to help keep you on track. Feel supported with communications and email notifications from our staff, as well as constructive feedback from your assessor. If you have any questions feel free to ask us.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

Take your place in one of Australia’s largest industries, study with the Master Builders. Backed by the original Building and Construction Association, why would you choose anyone else for your qualification pathway to an industry licence?

Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

WHAT WILL I BE ASSESSED ON?

Here is a brief overview of the assessments that will take place on your worksite:                                       

  • Organise the worksite with plans, calculations and specifications
  • Apply OHS procedures
  • Handle and use painting and decorating materials, tools and equipment                                                                                                                    
  • Prepare interior and exterior surfaces and set up scaffolding
  • Apply paint and textured finishes by brush, roller and spray                                                                                
  • Apply wallpaper and decorative paint finishes 
  • Knowledge testing and practical observations                                                                                                    
  • Preparation of your portfolio of evidence

Here is a list of the full units of competency in this course:

CODE

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CORE/ELECTIVE

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Core

CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

Core

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

Core

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

Core

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Core

CPCCCM2003B

Calculate and cost construction work

Core

CPCCCM2010B

Work safely at heights

 

Core

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Core

CPCCCM3001C

Operate elevated work platforms

Core

CPCCPB3026B

Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

Core

CPCCPD2011A

Handle painting and decorating materials

Core

CPCCPD2012A

Use painting and decorating tools and equipment

Core

CPCCPD2013A

Remove and replace doors and door and window components

Core

CPCCPD3021A

Prepare surfaces for painting

Core

CPCCCM2008B

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

 

Core

CPCCPD3022A

Apply paint by brush and roller

Core

CPCCPD3023A

Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray

 

Core

CPCCPD3024A

Apply paint by spray

Core

CPCCPD3025A

Match specified paint colour

Core

CPCCPD3026A

Apply stains and clear timber finishes

Core

CPCCPD3027A

Apply wallpaper

Core

CPCCPD3028A

Apply decorative paint finishes

 

Core

CPCCPD3031A

Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry

Core

CPCCPD3029A

Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings

Elective

CPCCPD3030B

Apply protective paint coating systems

Elective

CPCCPD3032A

Apply advanced wallpaper techniques

Elective

CPCCPD3033A

Apply intumescent coatings

Elective

CPCCPD3034A

Apply advanced decorative paint finishes

Elective

LMFGG2008B

Glaze/re-glaze residential windows and doors

Elective

HOW MUCH WILL THE COURSE FEES COST ME?

This program may be subsidised by the NSW Government Smart and Skilled initiative. If you are eligible for the government subsidy, your student fee will be determined by NSW Government. 

Smart and Skilled prices are subject to funding availability. A quote of applicable fees and funding will be provided prior to enrolment.

A general guide to fees for this qualification pathway is as follows:

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $1,500

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $1,790

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate

$2,200

Non-Member Rate

$2,400

Student fees will increase if you are assessed as ‘not yet competent’ by Recognition of Prior Learning in any unit/s of competency and are required to undertake classroom or distance-based training and assessment. Fees may increase on a pro-rata basis per unit of competency to a maximum of $3,850.

Fees are invoiced under the following payment structure: 

Invoice Stage

Amount

Invoice Issued

Enrolment

Up to $1,500 (not exceeding total course value)

On enrolment

Commencement

Remaining value if applicable (not exceeding total course value)

On release of online assessment

You will not be permitted to move from one assessment stage to the next until the accompanying fees are paid in full. All participant fees are GST exempt.        
Visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au to learn more about the Smart and Skilled program. 
According to the Standards for RTOs 2015, at no stage will Master Builders charge more than $1,500.00 in advance of services being provided.

SMART AND SKILLED

The Smart and Skilled program provides subsidies from the NSW Government to support your training. Master Builders has a contract with the NSW Government (Department of Education) to offer subsidised training and assessment programs under the government's Smart and Skilled program.
Eligibility and course availability criteria apply. To find out if you are eligible visit the Smart and Skilled NSW website. The Master Builders customer service team will also assist you with your enquiries.