With North Metropolitan TAFE’s painting qualifications, you will gain essential skills and knowledge in processes, materials, tools and equipment used in the industry, and develop specialist expertise in the preparation, application and maintenance of a variety of surface coatings.
You will be trained in a wide range of techniques, including wall-papering, texture coating, staining, spray painting and colour matching skills, in simulated work environments.
Our signcraft courses will give you the practical skills to design, manufacture and install signs. You will learn to carry out measurements and calculations, prepare surfaces and produce vinyl, fabric, screen-print, digital and LED signage.
Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)
Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship
When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator.
Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?
Painting and decorating is known as a finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.
When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.
Certificate III in Signs and Graphics
A trades career with an artistic edge
We are the only TAFE provider of Signcrafts training in WA. This apprenticeship will give you the knowledge and skills to produce signage and you'll have access to the state’s first and only Flecknoe Thermoform/Vacuumform training machine.
Do you want a trades career with an artistic flair?
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the signwriting industry using colour and preparing surfaces to produce signage.
Our Midland campus is the only TAFE provider of Signcrafts training in WA. Students have access to the state’s first and only Flecknoe Thermoform/Vacuumform training machine.
The Certificate III in Signs and Graphics is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.