Painting Short Course

Learners’ who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to prepare, prime and paint new surfaces in accordance with the requirements specified in working drawings for houses of a basic design ensuring that the applicable National Building standards, health and safety regulations and prescribed time frames are adhered to.

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Course price from

R8,900.00 incl. VAT

Course duration

7 Days

Course language


On- or off-site training

On- & Off-Site Available

NQF level




Entry level

Minimum Grade 10



Completing this course will enable you to

The competencies contained in this unit standard complement the other building competencies that make up this qualification and will contribute to the development of professional Community House Builders who are able to use science and technology in a responsible and cost effective manner. These competencies should result in improved quality and service delivery in community house building. The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key developmental interface between Learners’ and new competencies to be achieved.

Course Outcomes

  • Chemical and physical properties of primers, paints, varnishes and surfaces.
  • Physical concept of cohesion and adhesion.
  • The influence of surface moisture on the quality of surface finishes.
  • The psychological impact of colour on human moods.

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Course Curriculum

Identify type of surface

  • Surface is accurately identified.
  • Surface characteristics are accurately described.


Faulty surfaces are identified and rejected

  • Prepare new surfaces.
  • Imperfections are cleaned out.
  • Bare areas are sanded down.


Raw areas of plaster are etched

  • All surfaces are dusted down, or washed and left to dry where appropriate, after they have been prepared.
  • Appropriate materials, tools and equipment are selected and correctly used.
  • Windows are kept closed when a floor is painted.

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  • Low-pressure lesson environment.
  • Accredited and experienced instructors
  • On- and off-site training available.

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