Painter and Decorator

The ACE-IT Painter/Decorator Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

WHAT DOES A PAINTER/DECORATOR DO?

  • prepares and applies paint
  • sand/hydro blasts for cleaning, decorative or preparatory purposes to steel, concrete or wood
  • installs rubber, fibreglass, tank lining
  • installs all wall coverings on buildings or structure surfaces

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • must be going into grade 11 or 12
  • good employability skills
  • strong interest in entering the industry
  • good hand/eye coordination
  • interested in design and have an eye for detail

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • 6 graduation credits
  • post secondary training without the tuition fee
  • scholarship opportunities
  • certification: Fall Protection/Safety Monitor, Respirator, WHMIS, Level 1 First Aid

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

  • Finishing Trades Institute in Surrey, BC
  • 6 weeks in June to July

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • submit an application package
  • participate in a program interview
For more information,
Contact your School Career Advisor
or email CareerEducation@sd41.bc.ca