E-learning Training Portal

The National Institute of Painting and Decorating has developed a number of on-line courses for the painting industry. These courses have been developed by qualified trainers in the painting industry, and are supported by leading manufacturers and RTOs. Now you can learn while you earn! Rainy day? Quiet week? Start an on-line course and learn a new skill or qualification. Study at your own pace with fun, engaging multi-media videos, animation and quizzes to test your knowledge.

Payment and enrolment can be made on-line using credit card or EFT, and you will have access to a fully qualified trainer keen to help you complete the course, and to assist you. Courses are compatible with any PC, lap-top or Mac with internet connection. Register below to trial a free demonstration version.

The following courses are available:

  • Commercial Estimating and Quoting ($250)
  • CPC30611 Certificate III Painting and Decorating Apprenticeships
  • CPC30611 Certificate III Painting and Decorating Recognition of Prior Learning
  • GreenPainters Accreditation ($350)
  • Safe Lead Paint and Asbestos Awareness ($150)
  • Manage Small Business Finances ($350)
  • Starting a Painting Business ($50)
  • Protective Coatings ($600)
  • Sustainability Awareness ($150)
  • Spray-painting ($150)
  • Advanced Wallpapering ($350)
  • Apply Troweled Texture Coating ($250)
  • Anti-graffiti Coatings ($350)
  • Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Operator Course ($190)
  • Colour Matching ($100)
  • Restricted Height Scaffolding ($450)
  • Certificate III Painting and Decorating RPL Eligibility Check (FREE)


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You can access your training on any computer, tablet or smart phone.

Webcam Verification

Using webcam technology, photos of the student are taken randomly throughout the assessment. These photos are verified by the trainer or supervisor.