What is a Painter?
Painters prepare interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures and then apply paint with rollers, brushes or sprayers. They work with varnishes, lacquers, enamels and other coating materials. A Painter must be able to mix paint as well as operate sand and water blasting machines. This trade also includes drywall taping, wall covering and special decorative finishes. A Painter must have good manual dexterity, neat work habits and not be afraid of working at heights. They must be able to read blueprints, finish schedules and do some common math.
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Associate in Applied Science Construction Trades, Painting and Drywalling: $5,310*
Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades, Painting and Drywalling: $2,109*
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