Painters and Decorators

(NOC 7294)

What do Painters and Decorators do?

Painters and decorators apply paint, wallpaper and other finishes to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures.

How to become: Painters and Decorators

In general, you usually need a high school diploma.

You may need trade certification in the province/territory where you'll work.

To gain trade certification, you usually need an apprenticeship or a combination of experience and trade courses.

Qualified tradespersons in this group may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country.

Many recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 1 in 4 has a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Painters and Decorators

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Interior Decorating Diploma
Residential Decor (Part-time) Certificate
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Interior Decorating Diploma
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Interior Decorating Diploma; Co-op
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Interior Design Technology Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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