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In this course, students will learn about:

  • Coating technology and paint types
  • Concepts of color
  • Paint application
  • Best safety practices
  • Basics of specifications and standards
  • Environmental regulations and compliance.


In this course, students will learn about:

  • Best practices for new construction painting
  • Detailed systems selection by substrate
  • How to review short, basic paint specifications
  • Substrate evaluation and required surface preparation
  • Basics of specifications and standards

In this course, students will learn about:

  • Best practices for maintenance repainting
  • Detailed systems selection by substrate
  • Surface/coatings evaluation
  • Assigning DSD levels, required surface preparation & priming
  • How to write short, basic repaint specifications
  • Best Practices for Quality Assurance

In this course, students will learn about:

  • How to review detailed paint specifications (new construction)
  • How to write detailed repaint specifications
  • The use of inspection equipment
  • How to identify problems/issues and develop solutions