Summary Apprentice Industrial Painter And Decorator near Vancouver (BC)
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 "apprentice industrial 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).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Painters and decorators apply paint, wallpaper and other finishes to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. They are employed by construction companies, painting contractors and building maintenance contractors, or they may be self-employed. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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The job prospects are limited in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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advertised near Vancouver (BC)
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- 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
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