Painting - Commercial & Residential, Level 1, 2nd edition

Published by Pearson (August 18, 1997) © 1996


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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Careers in the Painting Trade, Safety, Ladders, Scaffolds, Lifts, and Fall Protection, Identifying Surface/Substrate Materials and Conditions, Protecting Adjacent Surfaces, Basic Surface Preparation, Sealants and Repair/Fillers, Introduction to Paints and Coatings and Brushing and Rolling Paints and Coatings.

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(Total Level Hours: 152.5; includes 72.5 of Core Curriculum)

07101Careers in the Painting Trade (5 Hours)

Presents a brief history of the painting trade. Covers career opportunities, from apprenticeship/helper to managerial/ business-related work. Describes the characteristics of the successful tradesperson, including productivity, appearance, personal hygiene, and dependability.


07102 Safety (10 Hours)

Provides a comprehensive overview of the safety and precautions for working on construction sites with a focus on the painting trade. Covers methods of rigging and care of ladders, scaffolds, swing devices, and other equipment.


07103 Ladders, Scaffolds, Lifts, and Fall Protection (10 Hours)

Covers methods of erecting, using and maintaining ladders, scaffolds, and lifts. Discusses fall protection equipment and safety practices used when working on ladders, scaffolds, and lifts.


07104 Identifying Surface/Substrate Materials and Conditions (5 Hours)

Covers how to identify types of surfaces used in construction including wood, metal, masonry/concrete, plaster/drywall and synthetic substrates. Also discusses how to identify new, aged, or previously coated surface conditions of substrates and coatings.


07105 Protecting Adjacent Surfaces (5 Hours)

Covers the tools, materials, and methods used for protecting adjacent surfaces and areas prior to surface preparation, paint spraying, etc.


07106 Basic Surface Preparation (15 Hours)

Covers the tools, materials, and methods used for cleaning, repairing, and penetrating surfaces/substrates in preparation for coating. Describes basic methods used for surface preparation of wood, metal, plaster/drywall, cementitious, and synthetic surfaces/substrates.


07107 Sealants and Repair/Fillers (5 Hours)

Describes the characteristics of commonly used types of sealants and fillers. Covers guidelines for selecting sealants/ fillers and the tools and methods used for applying them on commonly used construction substrates.


07108 Introduction to Paints and Coatings (10 Hours)

Describes the basic ingredients and film-forming processes common to all paints and coatings. Covers paint systems and functional categories of paints and coatings. Emphasizes water-based alkyd paints and coatings.


07109 Brushing and Rolling Paints and Coatings (15 Hours)

Covers the types and selection of brushes, rollers, pads, mitts, and related accessories used for applying paints and coatings. Covers techniques used for brushing and rolling paints and coatings on interior and exterior surfaces. Also describes maintenance and storage methods for brushes and rollers.

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