Skills Painter And Decorator in Canada

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "painter and decorator" was moved from the group Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 7294) to the group Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 73112).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a painter and decorator in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Painters and decorators (except interior decorators) (NOC 73112).

Tasks

  • Prepare, clean and sand surfaces to be painted
  • Repair cracks and holes
  • Mix paint to desired colour and texture
  • Measure, cut and apply wallpaper and other fabric to walls
  • Advise consumers on colours and choice of wall coverings
  • Erect scaffolding and swing stages and attach rigging
  • Apply paint, wallpaper and other materials and finishes to interior and exterior surfaces
  • Estimate costs and materials

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Building Help -
    • Restoring and Repairing
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Constructing
  • Communication Help -
    • Interviewing
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Professional Communicating
    • Teaching and Training
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Mechanics and Machinery
    • Building and Construction
    • Design
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Client Service
    • Marketing
    • Sales
    • Clerical
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
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