- Use Safe Work Practices
- OH&S Regulations and WorkSafeBC
- Safety Training Overview
- Workplace Hazards
- Trade Math Fundamentals
- Drawings and Specifications
- Industry Tools and Equipment
- Surface Preparation
- Paint Technology
- Colour Theory
- Paint and Coating Application
- Correction Paint and Coating Failures
- Wood Finishes
- Decorative/Specialty Finishes
- Wall Covering Procedures
- Industrial Paints and Coatings
- Spray Application
October 18, 2021 – February 4, 2022
The Red Seal Challenge Program for Painter and Decorators is designed to develop the theoretical and practical knowledge of experienced Painter and Decorators to prepare them to successfully challenge the Red Seal exam and build their understanding of the trade.
Over 16 weeks, participants will work through the course content of Levels 1, 2, and 3, with online courses, virtual classroom sessions, video demonstrations and other activities to ensure that all learning styles are supported.
Participants will not need to take time off work for this program.
Topics covered in the program are:
Please note: The program will pause for 2 weeks from Monday, December 20th to Sunday, January 2nd, and no live Zoom classes will ne held during this time. Participants are encouraged to use these two weeks to ensure they are up-to-date on the material, and review the content they have covered in the first 9 weeks of the course. The program resumes Monday January 3rd.
This program is recommended for anyone wanting to challenge the Painter and Decorator Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Exam who can prove the minimum of work hours of directly related work experience. It is recommended that participants have approval from their Apprenticeship Authority.
AB: For more information and the forms to apply to challenge, please visit https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/notices/alternate-pathways-to-certification.
The AB Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office will assess work experience to determine if you are qualified.
BC: For more information and the forms to apply to challenge, please visit www.itabc.ca/program/painter-and-decorator.
The ITA will assess work experience to determine if you are qualified.
MB: For more information and the forms to apply to challenge, please visit https://www.manitoba.ca/wd/apprenticeship/pdfpubs/pubs/discover/mb_trades/painter_decorator/painter_decorator_tqwe.pdf
Apprenticeship Manitoba will assess work experience to determine if you are qualified.
SK: For more information and the forms to apply to challenge, please visit https://saskapprenticeship.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Form-6A-Verification-of-Trade-Experience-PNT.pdf.
The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) will assess work experience to determine if you are qualified.
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Thanks to our sponsors Cloverdale Paint and Sherwin Williams!