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September 2019

Meet our newest painting pre-apprentice group! From left to right: Joel, TraDyn, Jaydan, Samuel, Kate, Jessica, MPA Skills trainer Stephen Delaney, Yani and Kaidon.

If you are interested in starting a career in painting and decorating just like these guys, contact MPA Skills for more information on 52824WA Certificate II in Building Construction (Pathway – Trades) – Painting Pre Apprenticeship 12-week full-time course, which includes 4 weeks work placement. We look forward to hearing from you!


August 2019


For more information contact Wayne Wilson on 0407 475 582 or email or visit the website:




MPA Skills Labour Force is a stepping stone for tradespersons that have completed their painting apprenticeship, to continue with MPA Skills, by offering them an opportunity for employment. READ MORE


June 2019


Will you be in year 11 or 12 in 2020 and would like to learn about a trade?

MPA Skills have opened their applications for their 1-year School Based Pre-Apprenticeships for 2020!

The program on offer is:

  • 52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway Trades) – Painting.

If you would like to show your interest, please enrol here or speak to your VET Coordinator.


MPA Skills Plumbing & Painting Training & Apprentice Employment now offer training information sessions onsite, in the workplace or on a construction site, wherever it suits you.

These sessions are completely free of charge and painting tradesmen can get advice on training and employment. Information is also available for specialist industry training.

Why not book a session to include in your site meeting, toolbox meeting or any other occasion!

Contact Wayne Wilson directly on 0407 475 582 or email


December 2018

What’s been happening this month…

MPA Skills Painting Pre-Apprentices painting Maylands Salvos store

MPA Skills is proud to have completed another community project at the Salvos Store, Guildford Road, Maylands. The team of Painting Pre-Apprentices was led by Stephen Delaney, MPA Skills Painting Trainer and the work was completed ahead of schedule in the Salvos corporate colours.

Thank you Dulux for supplying all the materials.


Ex-MPA Skills Painting & Decorating Apprentice starts his own business and joins Master Painters & Decorators Australia

Check out this story on Youlu Zhao who was employed & trained by MPA Skills and hosted by Pretl & Williams. This a perfect example of what can be achieved when you complete a Painting & Decorating apprenticeship!

October 2018

Master Painters & Decorators Australia Awards for Excellence 2018
Apprentice of the Year – Natasha Sleath (pictured)
Runner Up – Bailey Newton
Third Place – Jessica Ferguson

September 2017

MPA Skills awarded WA industry Collaboration Awards 2017