Painters and Decorators

(NOC 7294)
+13.77%
 

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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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

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

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

How much do Painters and Decorators make?

Low:
$35,360
Average:
$49,920
High:
$78,333

Job openings for Painters and Decorators

Job Seekers:
10,200
Job Openings:
11,800