Painting & Drywall

Painting and Drywall – Painting and Drywall provides students with the career and technical skills required for employment in the painting industry. Students learn the safe and proper use of hand and power equipment in the application of a variety of finishes.

Students develop skills in the use of various materials, application methods, surface preparations and the cost of materials and labor. Some specific skills taught are brush and roller applications, spray painting, Sheetrock™ taping, paper and vinyl handling. The program provides a direct link to the union apprenticeship. Students earn a 10-hour OSHA card for general construction.

Prerequisites: Technical Education course recommended.

Grades: 10-11-12

High School credit earned: .5 credit per block each semester

May earn DMACC credit as follows:

Year One:
CON 336 Care and Use of Hand Tools 3 credits (S)

Year Two:
CON 337 Construction Blueprint Reading 1 credit (F)
ADM 221 Career Development Skills 2 credits (S)
ADM 936 Occupational Skills 3 credits (S)