Applied Decorating

Wallpapering. Colour effects. Spray painting. Develop advanced skills in decorating.

What you will learn

  • Prepare interior surfaces for wallpapering and specialised wall coverings
  • Learn how to apply wallpaper, vinyl and specialised wall coverings
  • Use and maintain conventional and airless spray equipment
  • Apply decorative colour effects
  • Learn the latest in safe working practices including personal protective equipment
  • Re-glaze timber window and door frames
Construction & InfrastructureConstruction
& Infrastructure
We learn wall effects, rag rolling, brush work and broken colour. My favourite part is getting to cut our own stencils.
Vas
Vas, Applied Decorating Student

Career options

  • Decorator
  • Painter

What your week will look like

Class Possible Class No Class
Study timetable
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Morning
Class Class Class
Class Class Class
Afternoon
Class Class Class
Class Class Class
Evening

Timetable is indicative only, a full timetable will be available prior to course start. 

Upcoming start dates

  • 6 March 2017
  • 17 July 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • 10 credits NCEA level 1 numeracy
  • 10 credits NCEA level 1 literacy

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

What it will cost

Local

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.


Offered by:
School of Construction
Offered by:
Ngā whare tapu o Tane-mata-rau-kiri
Formal programme title:
Certificate in Applied Decorating Skills (Level 3)
Programme code:
HV4552
We learn wall effects, rag rolling, brush work and broken colour. My favourite part is getting to cut our own stencils.
Vas
Vas, Applied Decorating Student