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52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB29

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice painter and decorator.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • painting techniques 
  • interpreting plans
  • preparing surfaces
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Painting and decorating is known as the finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in a finishing trade but you must be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed. 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website


  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated May 05, 2021