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Painter and Decorator

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The Vancouver School Board, in partnership with the Finishing Trades Institute of BC offer the ITA Youth TRAIN in ​Trades Commercial Painting program
Students have the opportunity to earn both high school and post-secondary credits, while training to become a Level 1 certified ITA apprentice.​

Program Details​
This 6 week program is held full-time Monday to Friday at the Finishing Trades Institute of BC. 
The School District covers the cost of tuition however, students will be responsible to purchase their own program learning resources and safety equipment. ​ 

Course Contents
Students will be introduced to common coatings, surface preparation, and the tools used in the trade, including airless spray. An extensive safety program includes respirator training, fall protection, ladder and scaffold training and WHMIS.​

Program Length 
Mid June to end of July​

Download a brochure and application

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