The courses presented at Northlink College are career-orientated to bridge the gap between the workshop and the world of work with the least disruption at the end of the training period. Students who attend the simulated training are expected to wear the required safety attire (Helmet, Safety Shoes and an overall) at all times. The Competency Based Modular Training (CBMT) is the first stage in your career path that will allow the student to attain artisan status by successfully completing a trade test, after the prescribed work-based (on-site) experience accredited by the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA). Note that only the CETA has the authority to approve your work-based experience.


Accredited Trade Test Centre for Painter (CETA)

Career Opportunities

Apprenticeships in Trades
Learnership in Trades
Self Employment

Admission Requirements

Grade 9 or equivalent qualification


CBO Orientation; AO1 Erect and dismantle scaffolding – Optional; A03 Interpret basic drawings; A2a Basic painting knowledge for new surfaces; A2b Basic colour theory


Repaint plastered surfaces; Repaint concrete, rhino board and brick surfaces; Repaint gutters, roofs and down-pipes; Repaint PVC surfaces; Repaint ferrous/non-ferrous metals; Repaint wooden surfaces; Repaint floor surfaces; Fit domestic glazing


Paint plastered surfaces; Paint concrete, brick and rhino board surfaces; Paint roofs, gutters and down pipes; Paint PVC surfaces; Paint non-ferrous/ferrous metals; Paint wooden surfaces; Paint floor surfaces

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Why Northlink

7 campuses

7 Campuses

online learner managemnet

Online Learner Management

1200 courses

70+ Courses

8 types of qualifications.

Certified Qualifications

45 educators

Qualified Educators

20 000+ students yearly

20 000+ Students Annually

8 awards won

Several Awards Won

2018 voted best ncv college..

2018 & 2019 Voted Best NCV College

90% graduates

90% Graduates

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