Painting and Decorating

Program Name: 
Painting Apprentice
Median Salary After Completion: 
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
Training Details: 

4-year training program
5,840 hours on-the-job training
400 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Training includes instruction in color harmony use and care of tools and equipment, surface preparation, application techniques, paint mixing and matching characteristics of different finishes, blueprint reading, wood finishing and safety

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation
Ability to distinguish colors

Hands-on - This will be a combination of classroom and training on a job-site.

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