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What’s it like to be a Painter and Decorator?
Painters and decorators apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to
protect, maintain and decorate interior and exterior surfaces of domestic,
commercial and industrial buildings and other structures.
Due to occupational health and safety laws, most painters work from work
platforms, elevated work platforms or built-up scaffolds erected by qualified
personnel. They have to do a lot of bending and stretching.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Painter and Decorator earn an average of $1086 per week.
The [average annual salary for this job is $56472 excluding super.]
- able to cope with the physical demands of the job
- able to work at heights
- enjoy practical work
- good hand-eye coordination
- normal colour vision
- good sense of balance
- able to work independently or as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Dusty or polluted environment
The work environment in these jobs generally contains higher than average
levels of dust, pollen, fumes, gases or other matter which are likely to
aggravate respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Handling chemicals/greasy items
These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Standing for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of physical education provide a
useful background to these jobs. In some cases a physical education subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Painter and Decorator
Painters and decorators may perform the following tasks:
- determine the quantity of materials needed for the job by taking surface measurements or by looking at job specifications or drawings
- remove old paint or paper using sanders, scrapers, heat guns, liquid paint removers and steam strippers as appropriate
- prepare surfaces by fixing woodwork; filling or sealing holes, cracks and joints; and washing them down using high pressure wash systems to remove dust and grease
- select and prepare paints to match colours by adding tinters
- brush, roll or spray paints, stains, varnishes and other finishes
- when wallpapering, set out the area according to the pattern match and starting point in the room, cut the paper to the appropriate length, apply paste to the back of each strip and hang the paper on the wall, smoothing out any wrinkles or bubbles
- spray paint surfaces using a spray gun or specialised equipment
- apply decorative paint finishes such as stencils, colour glaze, graining, marbling and lettering, gold leaf and texture finishes
- wash equipment and clean work areas.
Painters and decorators may concentrate on a specific area of work, such as
the internal or external painting of domestic homes, commercial buildings,
industrial structures and equipment. They may also concentrate exclusively on