Painting Courses & Apprenticeships

Painter training program offers a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of professional painting.

Offers a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of professional painting.

Penn Foster Workforce Development ensures students enrolled in painting courses receive in-depth painting training, from chemical safety and tool handling to plastering and hands-on painting experiences. A painting class in this program can transform any beginner into a skilled professional. The series of classes takes a measured approach, beginning with pre-technical skills and then leading into in-depth trade concepts.

Lessons include brush strokes, material engineering and chemistry fundamentals covering acids, bases and solutions. Students learn how to select the appropriate tools and materials for a specific property or structure, they develop an understanding of color theory and schemes, and are able to identify material applications for floor, wall and ceiling coverings.

Painting courses also provide academic study on special techniques for the following tasks:

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Painter Course List

Pre-Technical Skills

Trades Safety: Getting Started186001
Working Safely with Chemicals186002
Fire Safety186003
Material Handling Safety186006
Basic Industrial MathBlock X21
Addition and Subtraction 186008
Multiplication and Division 186009
Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles 186010
Metric System 186011
Formulas 186012
Introduction to Algebra 186013
Hand and Power ToolsBlock X24
Common Hand Tools, Part 1 186052
Common Hand Tools, Part 2 186053
Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 1 186068
Electric Drilling and Grinding Tools 186054
Power Cutting Tools 186055
Pneumatic Hand Tools 186056
Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools286042
Electricians' Tools006026
Tool Grinding and Sharpening186057
Woodworking Hand Tools186058
Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders186059
Jacks, Hoists, and Pullers186060

Painting Skills and Trade Concepts

Engineering Materials2536A-C
Elements of Chemistry5011
Painting6227A-C
Plastering2019

Estimated Program Duration: 200 hours.

Number of Exams: 30.

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