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Apprenticeship Training

Start your successful painting and decorating career today.

By completing a Certificate III in Painting & Decorating, you will be well on the way to becoming a registered painter and decorator and enjoying a successful career.

Apprenticeship Certificate III in Painting & Decorating [National ID: CPC30611]

This qualification will prepare you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to work as a painter and decorator in the building and construction industry. You will learn how to prepare surfaces; handle and apply various paint products and coatings [including spray painting]; apply wallpaper and decorative finishes; colour-match; understand work health and safety and time management.

Where can you do a Certificate III in Painting & Decorating [National ID: CPC30611]?

Master Painters and Decorators Australia [MP&DA] partner, MPA Skills. MPA Skills is a Registered Training Organisation [RTO] as well as a Group Training Organisation [GTO], which means it is a mentor and employer of apprentices to Host Employers too. To apply, call 08 9471 6600 or email

South Metropolitan TAFE

What if I've started my Apprenticeship and want to move to MPA Skills?

Call MPA Skills on 08 9471 6600 or email

Career Outcomes

There are endless opportunities for you if successfully complete your painting and decorating apprenticeship.

You can gain employment in the building and construction industry; undertake the Painters Registration Course and work as a Painting Contractor or run your own business; work in related fields such as interior design and project management; or have a career in retail and trade.

Alternatively, you could advance your knowledge through further studies like a Certificate IV in Building & Construction [Building] which is offered at South Metropolitan TAFE