• Career Pathways:

    • Residential Painter Painter
    • Paper Hanger
    • Tile Setter
    • Furniture Finisher
    • Drywall Taper

    Industry Certifications:

    • NCCER Core
    • OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification

    Program Entrance Recommendations:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Algebra I or Geometry
    • Problem-solving / troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Hand-eye coordination
    • Mechanical aptitude



  • Painting & Decorating 15 months, 1623 hours

  • This program is accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) through the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and provides participants with defined career paths in the industry. The hands-on approach to the training gives students ample opportunity to hone their skills and fine tune their talents.

    In this program students are given instruction and practical experience in all aspects of painting, staining, finishing, and wallpaper hanging. Students also learn surface stripping and preparation, brush and spray painting skills, paper hanging, cost estimation, furniture finishing, color coordinating, interior decorating, tile setting, faux finishing, care and use of equipment, and safety practices. Upon graduation, students may seek employment in several areas or with further training and education may pursue more advanced career options, such as interior design and decorating.