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Painters Registration - Business and Estimating Skill Set

State ID: GAA58

There are two units of the Course in Painters Registration included in this short course.

AUL08 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business (BSBSMB401)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business who use analytical skills to interpret legislation and regulations and develop procedures to manage compliance.

W9241 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (CPCCBC4004A)

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

Participants must have previous experience in the painting industry and be seeking licensing with the Building Commission.

Completion of all four units from the Course in Painters Registration will satisfy requirements for licensing.

For Business and Estimating

  • BSBSMB401 AUL08 Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business (CBT)
  • CPCCBC4004A W9241 Identify and Produce Estimated Costs for Building and Construction Projects (CBT)

For Prepare Surfaces and Wallpapering

  • CPCCPD3021A D7385 Prepare Surfaces for Painting (CBT)
  • 82985 PRB Colour and Wallpapering (CBT)

The Course in Painters Registration will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work as a contractor in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn about surface preparation, coating systems, colour theory and wallpapering techniques. You will also learn how to estimate costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites and understand the practice of running a painting and decorating business.

2019 Dates

  • Online study
  • Intensive (5 days full-time)
  • Evenings (2 nights a week for 16 weeks)
  • Online has continuous enrolments
  • For the latest dates for Intensive or Evening, contact SMTAFE on 1800 001 001

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie - Start anytime



Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Self Paced
Non concession:
$531 (GST exempt)
$531 (GST exempt)
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

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Page last updated July 22, 2019