Course Title: Apply protective coatings (basic)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Apply protective coatings (basic)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers spraying pre-treatments and protective coatings not limited to brush, roller and conventional spray equipment, at a basic level.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM13003B Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM08014B Apply protective coatings (basic)


1. Determine job requirements

2. Work piece prepared for application of protective coating

3. Equipment prepared for application of surface coating materials

4. Apply single pack coatings

5. Clean and store equipment

6. Inspect finish surface

7. Select and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE)

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.