Certificate II in Building and Construction - Painting and Decorating (VET in Schools)

Course Code
Course Type
Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Yallourn; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 16 weeks
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Career's Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator to obtain further information on program costs..
course_info.pdf (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Traineeship; Full Time
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2014

All enquiries should be forwarded to the students school career advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator

Course Overview

This course will give you the skills you need for entry-level employment as a painter and decorator. You'll get experience across a range of activities such as using power tools, preparing surfaces, spray painting and paper hanging. It's also a stepping stone to gaining an apprenticeship and trade accreditation which will give you even more career choices.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be eligible to be assessed for a National Certificate of Competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Apprentice Painter and Decorator

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school


This is VCE VET accredited course

This course does not contain a VCE Scored Assessment

VCE Students will be eligible for a 10% increment in their ATAR Score

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their first year

Opportunities For Further Study

  • Certificate III Painting and Decorating (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Solid Plastering
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades)
  • Certificate IV in Arts (Interior Design)
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • Diploma in Arts (Interior Decoration and Design)
  • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)