Painting

A career in the painting trade can be financially rewarding and provide satisfaction for the skilled craftsperson who takes pride in a job well done. Work on the job, combined with the appropriate formal training, provides numerous career paths for professional growth in this thriving, technical industry.

NCCER’s three-level curriculum covers topics such as Basic Surface Preparation, Wood Finishing, and Texturing.

Curriculum

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Careers in the Painting Trade, Safety, Ladders, Scaffolds, Lifts, and Fall Protection, Identifying Surface/Substrate Materials and Conditions, Protecting Adjacent Surfaces, Basic Surface Preparation, Sealants and Repair/Fillers, Introduction to Paints and Coatings and Brushing and Rolling Paints and Coatings. Purchase Materials

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Assessments

NCCER's assessments evaluate the knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area and provide a prescription for upgrade training when needed. All assessments are based upon the NCCER Curriculum and have been developed in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts from the industry and Prov™, NCCER's test development partner. Click assessment below to open its specifications: Find an Assessment Center

Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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