Painter Decorator

YWCA Toronto has partnered with the Finishing Trades Institute (FTI), the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) to bring you a unique, women-only training experience to become a commercial painter-decorator.

  • Certified instructors

  • Basic work tools

  • Safety training and equipment

  • Textbooks

  • Refresher math

  • Women-only learning environment

  • Level 1 Certification for Painter-Decorator

  • Academic upgrading (math, English, and essential skills for the trade)

  • Eight weeks work experience after training is completed

  • Transportation funds (restrictions apply)

  • Job readiness training

  • Supportive, highly-skilled instructors

  • Ongoing support from YWCA Toronto staff

  • Women, 16 years old and up

  • Minimum grade 10 math and English or equivalency

  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario

  • Willing and able to commit to a 24 weeks full-time intensive training program

  • Possess or be eligible to obtain a valid driver’s license

  • Physically able to work in a variety of construction work environments

  • Possess appropriate hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity

Monday, April 27, 2020

Academic Upgrading – YWCA Toronto
222 Dixon Road, Suite 207, Etobicoke, ON

Level 1 Training – Finishing Trades Institute (FTI)
130 Toro Road, Unit C, Toronto, ON

For more information and to apply, please contact our office:
Amina Shah — 416.964.3883 |

Register for an Information Session:
222 Dixon Road (at Islington Avenue) - 416 964 3883

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