Paint & Decorating Level 1

Next Intake scheduled for January 2020

Sponsored Seats for First Nation students.

Painter and Decorators work on residential, commercial or industrial settings as part of a team or as independent contractors. Painter and Decorators determine quantities and cost of materials needed, techniques for handling specialized products and safety procedures in applying these products.

The program begins with classroom training in safe work practices, using the tools of the trade, surface preparation, general painting for different surfaces, color, manual application tools, conventional and airless sprays, and basic mathematics. The second section covers decorative finishes, wood finishing, residential wallcovering, colorant, air-assisted applications, intermediate mathematics and drawing interpretation. The final component of the program covers industrial painting, commercial wall covering, and specialty finishes.

Painters and decorators are eligible for Interprovincial Standard Endorsement (Red Seal) qualification through the Industry Training Authority. This allows holders to work in any province or territory.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Line A – USE SAFE WORK PRACTICES

  • Manage Workplace Hazards

  • Interpret OHS Regulations and WorkSafe BC Standards

  • Attain Confined Space Awareness Training

  • Use Fall Protection Systems and Equipment

  • Use Personal Protective Equipment

  • Use Fire Safety Procedures

  • Attain First Aid Certification

  • Apply WHMIS

Line B – USE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Use Hand Tools and Measuring Equipment

  • Use Abrasive Media

  • Use Powder-Actuated Tools

  • Use power and Pneumatic Tools

  • Use Access Equipment

Line C – ORGANIZE WORK

  • Using Mathematics

  • Communicate with Others

  • Handle Materials

Line D – PREPARE SURFACES

  • Prepare and Repair Drywall and Plaster Surfaces

  • Prepare Wood Surfaces

  • Treat and Repair Concrete and Masonry Surfaces

  • Prepare and Repair Metal Surfaces

  • Perform Hydro Cleaning

Line E – APPLY PAINT and COATINGS

  • Apply Paint

  • Correct Paint / Coating Failures

  • Use Airless Spray Equipment

  • Apply to caulk

Line G – APPLY FINISHES

  • Apply Graphics

Line H – APPLY COLOUR THEORY

  • Use the Colour Theory

  • Mix and Match Colours

PRE-REQUISITES: Grade 12 preferred, if students have not graduated, they have an opportunity to take this program as part of their BC Adult Dogwood. Those taking the program as part of the B.C. Adult Dogwood must take a Math 11 credit, Communications 12 or English 12, Planning 12, and Work Experience. All students are required to complete a registration assessment.

CAREERS: Painters and Decorators might work as part of the sub-trades painting and finishing team, or as independent contractors. They may work in industrial, commercial or residential settings. Graduates may become employed with construction companies, painting contractors, building maintenance contractors or may become self-employed.

CREDENTIALS:  ITA Painter Decorator Statement of Qualification for those who obtain a minimum of 70% on the Painter and Decorator ITA exam. Those taking this as a dual credit program will obtain a B.C. Adult Dogwood.

INSTRUCTOR:  To be announced.

HOURS/DAYS: Full-time from Monday to Friday: 8:30 – 4:00 For those whose literacy and numeracy assessment results indicate a need for upgrading, they will be required to complete Upgrading prior to the program start date.

DURATION:  27 Weeks.

PROGRAM START:  January 2020.

LOCATION:  Seabird College, 2812 Chowat Rd – Seabird Island Band, Agassiz BC.

TRANSPORTATION:  Transportation from designated pick up points may be available if demand warrants.

PROGRAM COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS:  For the certificate program, students must achieve 70%, for the ITA 70% on the provincial examination and 60% for those taking the program as part of the B.C. Adult Dogwood.

DUAL CREDIT: Yes. Students can obtain a B.C. Adult Dogwood/BC Dogwood Diploma at the same time. High school credits will include a Math credit, English12/Communications 12, Planning 12 and Work Experience.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:   If you are taking this program as a dual credit program towards your B.C. Adult Dogwood/BC Dogwood Diploma program funding opportunities exist. Funding is also available for Graduate students.

Please set up an appointment to review your funding options with a student advisor. There are many different layers of funding opportunities, geared to each individual. Please check with your local employment office for other potential funding opportunities.

As a program under Seabird College, an Accredited Private Post-Secondary Institution, this program may be eligible for funding under the Federal Government’s Aboriginal Post-Secondary Support Program. Please check with your Education Coordinator at your Band.

*All criteria of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and the B.C. Ministry of Education must be followed.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENT: Minimum of 12 students.

COSTS FOR FEE PAYERS AND INSTALLMENTS: If you are a fee payer, the total cost of this program, is $7,250.00 as follows:

Program Cost

Amount

Tuition

$ 7,000.00

Registration Fee

$  250.00

TOTAL

$ 7,250.00

Payment Installments can be coordinated by discussing with the College Registrar.

INDUSTRY TRAINING AUTHORITY LINK:

http://www.itabc.ca/program/painter-and-decorator

CONTACT: Registrar

E-mail: colreg@seabirdisland.ca

Telephone: 604-796-6839