Painting Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships | MPA Skills
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Start your journey with a painting apprenticeship with MPA skills

Together with MPA Skills, you have the opportunity to build a successful career and an exciting opportunity in painting and decorating. Whether you are a beginner looking to explore the world of painting with our 10-week full-time pre-apprenticeship course, or a student looking to take on a full-time painting and decorating apprenticeship, we have courses for every step in your career. We even have advanced programs for qualified painters looking to become registered painting contractors and run their own business.

Start your career with MPA Skills in 2022 and receive 50% off the cost of your pre-apprenticeship or apprenticeship course*.

(With the half price training fees for apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship currently on as part of the McGowan Government’s WA Recovery Plan and the Lower Fees, Local Skills Initiative, there is no better time to start a career in painting and decorating in 2022).


Pre Apprenticeships

A Pre-Apprenticeship course will give a student a true insight in to the industry they are considering. Start your painting career here with the support of MPA Skills, the construction industry specialist.
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Apprentice Employment

Join the leaders in painting employment in WA. Be supported and mentored while working safely to give you the opportunity to become a well skilled apprentice who will be a vital part of the trade in the future.
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Advanced Training

Check our our courses relating to Painters’ Registration, Overseas Gap Training and Tailored Training. For more information, click below.MPA Skills Advanced Training has a commitment to excellence.
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Welcome to MPA Skills Painting Division

MPA Skills is a Group Training Organisation and Registered Training Organisation, employing plumbing and painting apprentices and providing training to over 1000 students. MPA Skills provides school-based trade training in partnership with secondary schools & colleges. We conduct School-Based Pre-Apprenticeship programs, full-time Pre-Apprenticeship courses & Try-A-Trade annually whilst providing training to approximately 60% of metropolitan plumbing & painting apprentices. Our advanced courses provide the requirements for obtaining licenses, registration and permits for the relevant trades. We have 3 campuses across the metropolitan area at Maylands, Bayswater and Jandakot. We are the major employer of plumbing and painting apprentices in WA.

MPA Skills is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of Tradie HQ!

Caption: MPA Skills CEO Ben Dahlstrom and Tradie HQ Founder Dan Bailey celebrating the new partnership MPA Skills is proud to announce it is now a Gold Sponsor of Tradie HQ, the...

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Date Published: 15 Feb 2022