The Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship provides learners with the basic skills in the painting and decorating industry. 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.
Learners will also partake in communication, teamwork, planning and organisational skills and self management in preparation for employment.
This qualification is designed to provide a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship in the painting and decorating industry.
Times4 days per week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.00am to 4.30pm.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating) (Pre-apprenticeship).
Typical learners who undertake the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship include:
- school leavers aiming to enter the painting and decorating trades within the construction industry
- secondary student completing a Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Victorian Education and Training (VET) VCE VET program which contributes to the VCE or Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) commonly undertaken in years 10, 11 or 12
- early school leavers working in labouring roles looking for an apprenticeship or opportunity to up skill
- career changers wanting to experience a trade within the painting industry.
Opportunities for Further Study
- Minimum age: 15 years of age
- Must complete LLN assessment
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
- Work boots
- Industry appropriate clothing
- Pens and pencils
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
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Assessment is competency based and includes practical demonstrations, problem solving, online quizzes, and completion of workbooks.