Painting, Restoration & Design

Course Description:

Painting, Restoration & Design is available to all high school students interested in learning the fundamentals of exterior and interior painting, interior decorating and design, wood finishing and refinishing, drywall finishing, texturing, spray painting, and faux finishing. Students learn through a combination of theory and hands-on training. They apply paint to the interior and exterior surfaces of walls and buildings for the purpose of protection and decoration.

Students are taught how to properly use brushes, rollers, and spray equipment. Decorative wallpaper, borders, vinyl, fabric, and other materials will be applied to walls giving students an opportunity to utilize actual procedures and skills. Related math teaches the students how to measure properly, estimate and plan work. This course stresses the development of sound work habits and the understanding of labor and management. It provides knowledge of materials and their uses, while exposing students to the proper and safe use of equipment and tools.

Skills Learned:

Students are taught how to properly use brushes, rollers, and spray equipment. Decorative wallpaper, borders, vinyl, fabric, and other materials will be applied to walls giving students an opportunity to utilize actual procedures and skills. Related math teaches the students how to measure properly, estimate and plan work. This course stresses the development of sound work habits and the understanding of labor and management. It provides knowledge of materials and their uses, while exposing students to the proper and safe use of equipment and tools.

Related Occupations and Earnings:

Related occupations include Painters, Job bidding, Retail, Interior Design, and Decoration, Wallpaper Hanger, and Color Specialist

Post-Secondary Opportunities:

Institutions offering further education in this course would include IUP- Interior Decorating, LaRoche University- Interior Decorating, Painters and Allied Trades District Council 57 of Western Pa.

Instructor(s):

Mrs. Richards – Painting, Restoration & Design Instructor
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1356
Office Hours: 7:15am to 7:45am
10:45am to 10:55am
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.

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