Certificate II Program in Construction Pathways (Painting and Decorating)

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211)
Duration Up to 6 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00142
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This course aims to give you the skills and knowledge to develop pathways and opportunities in the Painting and Decorating industry. You will develop the technical skills and underpinning knowledge to apply these skills in the workplace.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides a pathway to the painting and decorating trades in the construction industry. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate II Program in Construction Pathways (Painting and Decorating)
    This course covers safety, communication, organisation, measurements and calculations and interpreting plans and specifications. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 6 elective units.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate II in Construction PathwaysTP00230CPC20211

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.