CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

National Qualification Code and Name : CPC30620 Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
Relevant Training Package: CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package
CRICOS Course Code: 110391J

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

All international students must have at least a minimum of IELTS 5.5; or Equivalent

Candidate should be 18 and above in age.

Refer to the delivery model and scheduling for language requirements.


Delivery modes

  • * This course is delivered over 104 weeks including breaks.

  • This course involves 20 hours of training per week, with 16 hours in a simulated work place environment and 4 hours on the Moodle Learning Management System. In the simulated workplace, you will be expected to complete tasks and projects that are similar to those you would encounter in a real work setting. This will give you the opportunity to practice and develop your skills in a safe and controlled environment.

  • The Moodle Learning Management System will provide you with access to course materials and resources, as well as allow you to communicate with your instructors and classmates. Throughout the course, you will have opportunities to receive feedback on your progress and performance.

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work.

Employment Opportunities

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base in Construction, Plumbing and Services industry and demonstrate a range of skills to ensure that printing and decorating activities are conducted effectively in an organisation. -

  • * Painter and decorator

Course Structure

In order to successfully complete this course a candidate needs to accomplish the following units:

Unit Code Unit Name Status
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry Core
CPCCPD3035* Prepare uncoated surfaces for painting Core
CPCCPD3021* Prepare existing coated surface for painting Core
CPCCPD3025* Match specific paint colours Core
CPCCPD3022* Apply paint by brush and roller Core
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work Core
CPCCPD3023* Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray Core
CPCCPD3024* Apply paint by spray Core
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication Core
CPCCPD2011* Handle and store painting and decorating materials Core
CPCCPD2012* Use painting and decorating tools and equipment Core
CPCCPD2013* Remove and replace doors and door and window components Core
CPCCPD3026* Apply stains and clear timber finishes Core
CPCCPD3027* Remove and apply wallpaper Core
CPCCPD3028* Apply decorative paint finishes Core
CPCCPD3030* Apply protective paint coating systems Core
CPCCPD3031* Work safely with lead-painted surfaces in the painting industry Core
CPCCPD3036* Work safely to encapsulate non-friable asbestos in the painting industry Core
CPCCPB3026* Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems Core
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry Core
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations Core
CPCCOM2001* Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding Core
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights Core
CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres Core
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work Core
CPCCSP3003* Apply trowelled texture coat finishes Elective
CPCCPD3029* Remove graffiti and apply anti-graffiti coatings Elective
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities Elective

Summary of qualification structure

  • Twenty Six (26) core units
  • Three (3) elective units

Learning and Assessment Strategy

The assessment methods mentioned below will be used to assess the students:

  • *Practical demonstration/Observation
  • *Presentation
  • *Project/Assignment/Report
  • *Role Play /Simulated Workplace
  • *Written Test/ Oral Questioning
  • *Case Study/Scenarios


* Located in Sydney CBD and is only 3 minutes walk from the famous town hall square

* The computer labs at ACCIT are equipped with the latest software.

* Students can relax at the common lounge made for them for enjoying some leisure time.

* The classrooms at ACCIT are spacious and airy.

* Study in a friendly, hassle free and peace environment.

accit Refund policy

Refund Circumstances

Refund Amount

If the students visa application is rejected before commencement and the official rejection notice is forwarded to ACCIT

Complete refund of the fees after deducting the enrolment fees of $200

If ACCIT receives the written notice of enrolment cancellation at least 4 weeks before the course commencement date.

A complete refund of 80% of the tuition fees after deducting the enrolment fees of $200

If the written notice of cancellation of enrolment is sent to ACCIT within 30 days prior to the commencement of the course.

A complete refund of 50% of the tuition fees after deducting the enrolment fees of $200

If the admission is cancelled on or after the commencement of the teaching period

The complete tuition fees and the enrolment fees are non-refundable

The refund applications for fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) needs to be submitted in hardcopy as well as in soft copy and mailed to: The Principal Executive Officer of the College. (paul@accit.nsw.edu.au)

Protection of fees paid in advance

Tuition fee paid in advance by student is protected under the commonwealth's Tuition Protection Service (TPS). TPS is a placement and refund service for international students. The TPS is like insurance cover for fees paid in advance. It is a single mechanism to place students when a provider fails to meet its obligations, or as a last resort, to provide funds of unexpended prepaid tuition fees.

Important Note

In case a particular course is cancelled by ACCIT, students are eligible for a full refund. A range of relevant legislation is applicable to all our international students. Information related to the relevant legislation can be found at the following websites.

·   ASQA

·   ESOS

·   DHA



The staff members of ACCIT ensure that all requirements of relevant legislation are met all the time. Go to the websites indicated, or contact the Principal Executive Officer for further information. Please refer to the official website of our institute for all policies and procedure related to ACCIT. All students can refer to this site Student Handbook Link and sign a form declaring saying that they have read the handbook during the orientation process.


Intake dates (Year 2023)

·         02nd October 2023 & 13th November 2023


Intake dates (Year 2024)

·         22nd January 2024 & 05th February 2024

·         15th April 2024 & 06th May 2024

·         08th July 2024 & 19th August 2024

·         30th September 2024 & 04th November 2024


Intake dates (Year 2025)

·         27th January 2025 & 03rd February 2025

·         21st April 2025 & 12th May 2025

·         14th July 2025 , 11th August 2025 & 08th September 2025

·         06th October 2025 & 17th November 2025