Te mahi uku me te whakarākai whare Painting and decorating

About Painting and Decorating

Painting and decorating professionals finish rooms in residential and commercial buildings. They use a range of application techniques to apply paint, wallpaper and specialised materials to create perfect finishes and effects.

Studying painting and decorating

Our programmes in painting and decorating will equip you with the knowledge, practical skills and attention to detail needed to gain a firm foothold in the industry. You’ll learn theory and techniques from expert tutors, and get plenty of opportunity to practice your new skills with hands-on tasks and projects. After completing your studies at Ara you can transfer straight into an apprenticeship with an employer where you’ll gain more experience on the job.

Many Ara trades programmes include an apprenticeship. You can find out more here.


New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Level 3 – Painting and Decorating

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand

Programme code:
February, July

Gain the fundamental skills needed to start a career in painting and decorating

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