Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5407
First Term: 2017 Summer   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 16-30.5
CIP Code: 46.0408
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction

Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 47-2141


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Painting and Drywalling program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the painting and drywalling trade. Apprentices in this program receive training in the skills needed to paint from ladders and scaffolds, prepare and paint various types of surfaces, and handle all types of painting equipment. Upon completion of this program, apprentices are considered to be journeymen in the painting and drywalling trade.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester





Required Courses
Students should select from Core area and from Track 1 or Track 2 to complete sixteen (16) to thirty and a half (30.5) credits based on their apprenticeship standing upon program enrollment and in consultation with Apprenticeship Program Coordinator.

Core: Credits: 9
ABC/MEC120 Basic Calculations for Construction 1.5
ABC/MEC121 Introduction to Hand and Power Tools 1
BPC100AB Business-Personal Computers II 0.5
IND150 Construction Foreman 2
MEC/HEO/PNT123 Introduction to Blueprints 1
GTC/MIT/OSH106 Industrial Safety 2
PNT105 Painting and Drywalling Orientation 1


Student must select one (1) of two (2) tracks:
Track 1: Painter-Decorator Credits: 21.5
ABC118 OSHA Standards and Regulations 1.5
PNT101 Introduction to Painting-Decorating Trade 4
PNT102 Surface Preparation and Cleaning 4
PNT104 Wood and Decorative Finishes 2
PNT201 Coverings and Blasting 2
PNT202 Spray Painting 3
PNT203 Non-spray Application of Coatings 3
PNT205 Paints, Coatings, and Materials 2


Track 2: Drywalling Credits: 19
PNT106 Health and Safety for Drywall Finishers 3
PNT107 Introduction to the Drywall Trade 2
PNT108 Materials of the Drywall Trade 2
PNT109 Tools of the Drywall Trade 2
PNT208 Filling, Taping, and Sanding Applications 4
PNT209 Automatic Taping Tools of the Drywall Trade 3
PNT210 Advanced Drywall Applications and Systems 3
Credits: 16-30.5

Program Competencies
1. Use operating system commands to perform file/folder management tasks and use word processing software, and electronic spreadsheet program. (BPC100AB)
2. Identify and demonstrate use, care, and maintenance of basic hand and power tools of the trade. (PNT101, PNT107, PNT109, ABC/MEC121, PNT209)
3. Prepare and identify various types of surfaces and materials for painting and drywalling. (PNT101, PNT102, PNT107, PNT108 PNT202)
4. Use and maintain painting tools and low-pressure water equipment. (PNT102)
5. Perform basic color mixing and matching. (ABC/MEC120)
6. Identify safety and health precautions necessary when working in the painting and drywall trade including potential safety and health hazards. (PNT104, OSH106)
7. Develop a complete wood finishing schedule. (PNT104)
8. Produce a completed glazed, antique, wood grain, marbleized and stippled finish. (PNT104)
9. Complete a texture-painted, gilded and decorative stenciled finish. (PNT104)
10. Demonstrate understanding of the labor movement of the 1900s and its affect of social and political reform. (PNT105)
11. Explain and identify elements of sustainability and the importance of green practices.(PNT105)
12. Define and identify characteristics of sexual harassment and its financial impact related to employer liability. (PNT105)
13. Describe basic terminology, working conditions, career options, and basic tools and equipment of the drywall trade. (PNT107)
14. Perform calculations related to the area, volume, fractions, decimals, conversions as it relates to the construction trades. (ABC/MEC120)
15. Read and interpret specifications, schedules and blueprint features inherent to the painting and drywall trade. (PNT201 PNT123)
16. Define the impact of OSHA regulations on safety and health concerns in the work place including components of Product Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet, and demonstrate emergency first aid treatment for common emergencies, including CPR and use of AED. (PNT106, ABC118, OSH106, PNT205)
17. Describe fall protection, ladder, stair, and scaffold procedures and requirements, hazardous materials, hazardous conditions and proper use of personal protective equipment. (OSH106, PNT106)
18. Describe the importance of supervisory communication skills, leadership, and project management. (IND150).
19. Prepare, operate, maintain, and store abrasive and wet blasting equipment. (PNT201)
20. Demonstrate wet blasting guidelines and systems. (PNT201)
21. Identify basic types of wall coverings, characteristics, uses, and processes. (PNT201)
22. Operate and maintain airless and conventional spray and non-spray equipment and materials. (PNT202, PNT203)
23. Identify and use federal and state safety and health laws handling chemical materials. (PNT202, PNT203, PNT205)
24. Apply special coating materials, as needed, to various types of structures. (PNT202, PNT203, PNT205)
25. Demonstrate the characteristics, elements, and methods associated with taping techniques including proper use of materials and equipment. (PNT208, PNT209)
26.Demonstrate proper methods for making repairs, mixing procedures, spraying techniques, and recognizing common defects in drywall finishing and wallboards. (PNT210)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 25, 2014

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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