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Training and Courses for Painters

Training and Courses for Painters

GreenPainters is an innovative program comprising of a national training and accreditation program for painters in the rapidly growing market of sustainable building. The training is open to all painting businesses Australia wide.

What does the program offer?
The program is specifically designed to provide a broad understanding of the concepts of sustainable paint technology and products. Once training is complete each participating painter is provided with a nationally recognized certification.

Be recognised
An accreditation system for contractors recognizes the contractor and enables them to promote their knowledge and training as a unique selling point to their customers - Promoting their business as GreenPainters Accredited.

Want to be part of the 'Green' building revolution? Want to play your part in cutting carbon emissions, improving indoor air quality, and protecting the environment? Do you need training to help you comply with environmental regulations, or help you specify for Green projects?

GreenPainters offers nationally recognised training, as well as short courses for updating product knowledge and application techniques. Our trainers are qualified industry experts, and our courses are supported by leading manufacturers. Get the training you need to give you the 'green' edge!

For further information please call the National Institute of Painting and Decorating Tel: 1300 319790 or click on the links below

GreenPainters Accreditation Course

Take the first step to become an Accredited GreenPainter. Ideal for painters, retailers and anyone in the paint industry who wants to understand sustainability for the painting industry. Now available on-line

Certificate III Painting and Decorating CPC30608

Certificate III Painting and Decorating is the nationally recognised qualification for painters. In many Australian states you must be qualified to operate as a contractor. Having nationally recognised qualifications can help you find employment. You may be eligible for government assistance to complete your training.

Specifying Sustainable Paints and Coatings Seminar

Designed for architects, builders and interior designers, this seminar will up-date you on the latest paint technology and show you how to improve indoor air quality, and improve energy efficiency

Business Management Course

You might be a good painter, but if you can't run a business you won't make any money! This course is also available for distance learning and will help you manage your business successfully. Start at any time and complete at your own pace. Nationally recognised qualification, also suitable for BSA licensing.

GreenPainters Heat-Reflective Paints Course

This innovative course, exclusive to GreenPainters, prepares painters to apply heat-reflective coatings that cut carbon emissions. Includes practical training, air-less spray application, Working at Heights, nanotechnology, NABERS ratings, Codemark Section J compliance, energy efficiency.

Course in Low-VOC Paint Application

Frustrated with Low-VOC paints? This hands-on course will show you what works and what doesn't. Includes air-assisted spray-guns, tool selection, zero-VOC paint systems, solventless epoxies.

Course in Natural Paint Application

Learn how to use natural paints. This practical workshop will show you how to apply lime and clay based paints, mineral paints and plant-based oils. Includes in-depth natural paint theory and expert tuition from qualified trainers.