• Course Code
  • 22338VIC
  • Course Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 18 weeks (4 days per week)
  • Starting Date
  • February and July 2019
  • Location
  • Yallourn
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Course Overview

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.

Times

4 days per week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.00am to 4.30pm.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Painting and Decorating) (Pre-apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

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

CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting & Decorating (Apprenticeship)

Further Information

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age: 15 years of age
  • Must complete LLN assessment

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

  • Work boots
  • Industry appropriate clothing
  • Pens and pencils

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description

VU22039

Apply basic wallpaper

VU22037

Develop basic protective metal coating skills

VU22036

Develop basic timber staining and clear finishing skills

VU22035

Develop basic paint application techniques

VU22034

Mix basic paint colours

VU22033

Apply basic surface preparation skills for painting and decorating

VU22032

Identify and handle painting and decorating tools and equipment

VU22038

Apply basic spray painting application skills

VU22015

Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings

VU22016

Erect and safely use working platforms

VU22014

Prepare for work in the building and construction industry

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

CPCCWHS1001

Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry

CPCCCM1015A

Carry Out Measurements And Calculations

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct Workplace Communication

CPCCCM1012A

Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry

Assessment

Assessment is competency based and includes practical demonstrations, problem solving, online quizzes, and completion of workbooks.

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