This qualification provides a trade outcome in painting and decorating for residential and commercial construction work. Lana is a freelance painter/decorator for homes and organisations. She has been featured in several news articles in various Australian home decor magazines. Her skills and knowledge are shown below

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

Lana is able to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. She is able to identify the types of plans and drawings, and their functions. She can recognise commonly used symbols and abbreviations, and identify key features and specifications on a site plan. Lana is able to comprehend written job specifications and recognise document status and amendment details

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Lana is able to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. Lana always works in a safe manner with an awareness of risks and work requirements. She is able to plan, prepare and perform safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. Lana can follow the emergency procedures

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

Lana is able to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment. She can estimate approximate quantities

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

Lana can plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. She carries out duties such as identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work. Lana regularly reviews his planning and organising processes

CPCCCM2003B Calculate and cost construction work

Lana is able to estimate materials, labour and time requirements and establish costs for provision of services or products in basic construction work. She is able to gain information; estimate materials, labour and time; calculate costs; and document and verify details

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

Lana is able to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. Lana can also gather, convey and receive information through verbal and written forms of communication, and participate in simple on-site meeting processes

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

Lana is able to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. She is able to identify and clarify the construction industry work context, and scope and employment conditions. Lana can work in a team as well as individually. She accepts responsibility for her own workload. She can identify her own developmental needs, and identify current resource use and opportunities to improve resource efficiency. Lana always complies with environmental regulations

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Lana can erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. She is able to carry out the placement of safety barriers and work with modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres. She can inspect, repair, alter and dismantle scaffolding. Lana can clean up a work site

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

Lana is able to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required

CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms

Lana can work safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. She is able to locate, set up, operate and shut down EWPs. She is able to elevate platform to work location and lower platform and shut down. Lana can clean up a work site

CPCCPB3026B Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems

Lana can erect and monitor trestle and plank work platforms. She is able to plan and prepare, inspect a work site and inspect the system

CPCCPD2011A Handle painting and decorating materials

Lana is able to handle, sort and store painting and decorating materials. She can plan and prepare for work; identify, handle and store materials; select and distribute appropriate housekeeping standards and clean up the work site

CPCCPD2012A Use painting and decorating tools and equipment

Lana can use painting and decorating tools, plant and equipment. She can identify, select and safely use a range of commonly used painting and decorating tools, plant and equipment and the storage and user maintenance of these

CPCCPD2013A Remove and replace doors and door and window components

Lana is able to remove and replace doors and door and window furniture for the purpose of painting or replacement. She can also re-glaze and plan and prepare for the work, she can also carry out the removal and replacement of doors and door and window furniture and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3021A Prepare surfaces for painting

Lana is able to restore, repair and prepare different material surfaces for the application of paint. She has capabilities in planning and preparation for the work, preparation of new or uncoated surfaces, preparation of previously coated surfaces, preparation of previously wallpapered surfaces for painting and completion of clean-up activities. Lana is able to clean up a work site

CPCCPD3022A Apply paint by brush and roller

Lana is able to apply brushed or rolled paint coatings to different materials to form a protective and decorative painted finish. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work area, mixing of materials, application of paint, finishing of the surface and completion of clean-up activities. She is able to clean up the work site

CPCCPD3023A Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray

Lana is able to apply texture coat paint finishes to different surfaces by using brush, roller and spray. She can carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work area and materials, application of the texture coat paint and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3024A Apply paint by spray

Lana is able to apply paint by spray onto different surfaces to form a protective paint finish. She can carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of materials and application area, setting up and testing of the spray equipment, application of paint and completion of clean-up activities. She is able to clean up the work site and store equipment

CPCCPD3025A Match specified paint colour

Lana can colour match new and existing painting finishes. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work, matching of paint colour to a specified sample and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3026A Apply stains and clear timber finishes

Lana is able to apply stains and clear timber finishes to different material surfaces, including previously stained or finished timber to form a protective and decorative finish. She can carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work area and materials, staining of bare timber, application of clear finishes and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3027A Apply wallpaper

Lana is able to apply wallpaper to walls of different materials to form a protective and decorative finish. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the surfaces and materials, application of the wallpaper and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3028A Apply decorative paint finishes

Lana is able to apply decorative paint finishes to a range of different material surfaces. She can carry out the planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the application area; application of mirror paint finishes, broken colour effects, modern acrylic finishes and lines by brush. She can apply basic stenciling and basic special finishes. Lana is able to perform clean-up activities and store equipment

CPCCPD3031A Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry

Lana is able to treat lead paint hazards, including removal of lead-based paints from surfaces, encapsulation and the control of associated hazards. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work, definition and preparation of the work area, removal of contaminated material, encapsulation of contaminated material and completion of clean-up activities

BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances

Lana can implement, monitor and review strategies for the ongoing management of a small business's finances. She is able to perform day to day financial management of the small business (specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business)

CPCCSP3003A Apply trowelled texture coat finishes

Lana is able to mix and apply trowelled texture coat finishes. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work; preparation of the background surface; mixing, application and finishing of the texture coats; and completion of clean-up activities

CPCCPD3029A Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings

Lana is able to remove graffiti and apply preventative materials to different surfaces to form graffiti-resistant surface systems. She is able to carry out the planning and preparation for the work, preparation of the work site and materials, removal of graffiti, application of preventative material and completion of clean-up activities and store equipment

CPCCPD3030B Apply protective paint coating systems

Lana is able to apply specialised paint coating systems as a protective measure against atmospheric conditions, sanitation and hygiene risks and the impacts of high traffic areas. She can plan and prepare for the work, prepare the work area and materials needed, apply the coating system and complete clean-up activities