AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
LOCATIONS DESIGNATED RED SEAL
Median wage in Canada
PAINTER AND DECORATOR apply decorative and protective finishes in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial settings. They prepare various surfaces before applying materials such as paint, high performance coatings, waterproofing, fireproofing, varnish, shellac, wall coverings and specialty finishes. Performing tasks:
- Performs safety-related functions and common occupational skills.
- Performs general surface preparation: wood, concrete, metal, masonry and drywall surfaces.
- Applies residential, institutional and commercial paints and coatings.
- Prepares and applies wall coverings and wood finishes.
- Prepares and applies industrial paints and coatings.
ABOUT RED SEAL TRADES
The Red Seal Program, formally known as the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program, is a program that sets common standards to assess the skills of tradespeople across Canada. The industry is heavily involved in developing the national standard for each trade. It is a partnership between the federal government, provinces, and territories responsible for apprenticeship training and trade certification in their jurisdictions.