New Zealand Certificate in Painting and Decorating Level 4

This qualification is eligible for fees free.  Find out if you're eligible.

How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Painting & Decorating Level 4 typically takes 2-3 years to complete.

How much it costs

The first year start-up fee is $775.  Each year after that there is an additional annual fee of $790.  Read more about fees and payment.  You will be invoiced separately for off-job training prior to attendance.

What you'll learn

You'll learn the skills required by people working in the painting and decorating industry. 

The core section of this qualification covers:

  • fundamentals
  • products and materials
  • painting and decorating
  • professional standards

You must also choose at least one of the following elective sections:

  • specialised spraying
  • wall coverings
  • specialised coatings

Need to know more?

For additional qualification information refer to the NZQA website or call us: 0800 422 486.