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Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

This is an industry that has been affected by technological and industrial change. A painter and decorator is trained in the process known as the surface coating industry. Surface painters and decorators remove old paint or paper, prepare and clean surfaces with the use of solvents, sandpaper, mechanical sanders, scrapers and other hand tools. They conceal imperfections with the use of fillers and putty, learn how to estimate how much material will be required and how long a job will take. You will learn how to apply paint and decorative finishes, be able to apply textured finishes and distinct paint techniques using brushes, foam and rags in both the interior and exterior of buildings and dwellings.

Painting and Decorating is a four year apprenticeship and you would be required to complete a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating nationally recognised qualification.

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