New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) - Painting

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Paint a path to success

You’ll discover how to select, use and maintain paint rollers and brushes, prepare surfaces for painting and apply coatings to a variety of surfaces. You’ll also learn all about the measurement and calculations used to prepare you for work in the painting industry.

Core skills

The development of literacy, numeracy and information technology is embedded and applied throughout the learning experience. 

This programme gives you the chance to study in a supportive environment where you get the time and individual attention you need to achieve a level 2 qualification.

Entry requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences

  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level

  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Qualification gained

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Full time


1 semester

Start Dates

Kaitaia: July

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

2022 Fees: Fees Free

International: Programme not open to international students

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Phone 0800 162 100
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