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Painting and Design Technology

The Painting and Design program is designed to establish a thorough knowledge and habits of a well-rounded trades-person in the Painting and Decorating field. The program is limited only by the student’s desire and capability to learn. The program trains students in the fundamentals of interior and exterior residential and commercial painting and decorating. Students are instructed in the proper use of a wide range of state of the art equipment which enables them to bid on jobs in a cost effective and competitive manner.

Course Offerings

Automotive Repair 9

Course Numbers: 11098 (1.50)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Automotive Technology- Hands-on Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Introduction to Repair of all Systems 9: In this course students will engage in and Instruction in vehicle maintenance and introduction to repair of the all automobile systems


Paint Decor Applic 10

Course Numbers: 11172 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Applications 10: In this course, students gain an understanding in the Principles of Colo, Intro to Coatings and Finishes, Interior/Exterior Application Procedures, Interior Surfaces, Materials and Furnishings


Paint Decor Applic 11

Course Numbers: 11173 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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The Process of Interior Design, Spatial Design,Acquiring Housing, Maintaining a Home Outdoor Living Environment


Paint Decor Applic 12

Course Numbers: 11174 (4.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Applications 12: In this course, students tudents engage in more practical applications by implementing processes learned on projects completed outside of the shop. Students will achieve competency in furniture finishing; color theory; fine w


Paint Decor Applic 9

Course Numbers: 11171 (1.50)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Applicaitons 9: In this course, students will learn good work habits and proper safety procedures and engage in training in the use and principles of basic trade tools. Students will learn the composition and fundamental methods on the applic


Paint Decor Theory 10

Course Numbers: 11075 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor Theory 10: In this course, students will experiment with textures, Textiles & Decorative Wall Finishes ,Interior Design, 3-D Concepts, Application & Execution, Beginner Furniture Restoration, Set Design & Trade Related Disciplines, Fundamental


Paint Decor Theory 11

Course Numbers: 11076 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Theory 11: In this course, students are introdcued to Construction Safety, OSHA, Interior/Exterior Substrate Preparation & Finish Application, Advanced Sign Design & Application, Applied Interior Design Developing a Business Plan, College/Car


Paint Decor Theory 12

Course Numbers: 11077 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Theory 12: In this course, students perform advanced Design Communication, Advanced Sign Design & Production ,Project Management, College/Career Choices, Mural Design and Application,Applied Entrepreneurship, Cost Analysis & Business Manageme


Paint Decor Theory 9

Course Numbers: 11074 (0.25)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Paint Decor, Theory 9: In this course, students complete and introduction to Concepts in Painting & Design 1,Exploratory- Concepts in Painting & Design 2 Tools, Safety & Introduction to Color Theory & Psychology Fundamentals of Applied Painting & Techniq


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Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities

All eligible students have the opportunity to participate in Cooperative Education and Internship experiences at a variety of approved learning sites across the city in their junior and/or senior year. While the requirements and specific opportunities vary from school to school, and program to program, the structured combination of classroom based education and practical work experience provides students with the skills necessary to comfortably navigate the world of work. Some of the internship and cooperative education opportunities students have experienced include the following partnership/s:

  • Continental Woodworking
  • Woodmiester
  • Nal’s Paint
  • Bowditch & Marinelli
  • Community Builders
  • Holy Cross College

Career Opportunities

  • Painter
  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Decorator
  • Furniture Refinisher
  • Business Owner
  • Retail
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