Offering Info

TAFE Statement in Modern Painted Decorative Finishes

  • TAFE NSW code: 800-000464-20WLG-001

Location – Wollongong - 1 day course

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

21 Mar 2020

Study Commitment

8 Hours per week


1 Day

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This one day course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, create and produce modern painted decorative finishes to an array of surfaces and feature walls around the home and commercial environments.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This is a face to face, part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day.

You will be contacted shortly to confirm which day of attendance you would prefer. Please be aware that days will only run subject to enough numbers. If the date you have selected does not reach the required numbers you will be contacted to organise another day of attendance. Your course will run from 8.00 am to 5.00pm

The proposed dates of attendance are as follows:
Saturday 21 March 2020
Friday 24 April 2020
Saturday 16 May 2020
Saturday 20 June 2020
Saturday 18 July 2020
Saturday 22 August 2020
Saturday 19 September 2020
Saturday 24 October 2020
Saturday 7 November 2020


This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Painters, Handy People, Home Decorators, Interior Designers, Architects, Builders and anyone else interested in learning the practical skills for Modern Painted Decorative Finishes.

This one day course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, create and produce modern painted decorative finishes to an array of surfaces and feature walls around the home and commercial environments.

This course also provides face to face practical demonstrations and practice in a variety of decorative finishes. For example: French Wash, Lime wash paints, Wood washes , Metallic effects ,Venetian plaster and Concrete finishes . Also, sample boards, cards and wall surfaces to practice on.

By completing this short course you will learn:

  • Planning and Surface preparation for a variety of surfaces and finishes
  • Tool selection and maintenance for decorative finishes
  • Colour selection
  • Cost evaluation
  • Application techniques
  • Troubleshooting paint faults


We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

Once enrolled you will be contacted by your teacher to confirm your preferred date of attendance. If your preferred date does not reach the required numbers to run, you will be contacted to organise another suitable date.


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For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
800-000464C Application of Decorative Finishes
800-000464B Planning and Surface Preparation
800-000464A WHS, Tools and Equipment

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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