Worldskills Painting and Decorating

To raise awareness of the national WorldSkills Competition the National Institute of Painting and Decorating launched its MasterPainter series through its YouTube Channel and Facebook page in 2016. This series follows competitors on their journey through the competition, bringing you the drama and action to your smart-phone or PC.

Episode 1- Preparation

In the first episode we catch up with Queensland competitor Blayd Farrugia on his journey to the national competition

EPISODE 2 - The challenge

Day 1 of Competition - all the action and drama of the nation's best apprentices going head to head, brush to brush!

Episode 3 - Judgement Day

On Day 2 of the WorldSkills National Competition, hear what the competition means to professional trainers in the industry, and what criteria are used during judging of competitors

Episode 4 - Grand Final

Six judges. 200 Litres of paint. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Joy. Ten painters going for gold and the chance to represent their country. Catch all the action from the final day of WorldSkills Australia National Competition


In 2018 the competition is on in Sydney. Can the Aussies match the speed and skill of a guest competitor from Russia during the Wallpaper Speed Test? The pressure is on!