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Industrial Paint Training

Participants in industrial paint training courses learn about coat operation, hand-spraying techniques and powder-coating methodologies. Apprentices also familiarize themselves with spray painting, press-operating procedures and silk screen operation.


Academic Requirements

Industrial painting entails multi-limb coordination.

According to the US.  Bureau of Labor Statistics, industrial paint specialists usually have a high school diploma or GED certificate.

Employers prefer individuals who have practical experience.  Some industrial paint specialists hold a two-year degree from a vocational school.


Training

According to a poll by the bureau, apprentice industrial paint specialists receive on-the-job training.  Job candidates often must have anywhere from a few months to one year of experience and training with skillful professionals, indicates O*Net OnLine Industrial paint specialists learn how to weigh chemicals and coatings, select proper coatings, sprays and paints, operate spraying machinery and mix solutions using pumps.


Tools

According to O*Net OnLine, training sessions help a novice industrial paint specialist become adept with tools, such as paint and coating machinery, spraying equipment, dials and hand-wheels, as well as viscometers and automated paint-mixing equipment. 

About the Author

Marquis Codjia is a New York-based freelance writer, investor and banker. He has authored articles since 2000, covering topics such as politics, technology and business. A certified public accountant and certified financial manager, Codjia received a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University, majoring in investment analysis and financial management.

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