Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 120 hours

About Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan) programme

Painters and decorators apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate interior and exterior surfaces of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings and other structures. Painters and decorators may concentrate on a specific area of work, such as the internal or external painting of domestic homes, commercial buildings, industrial structures and equipment. They may also concentrate exclusively on restoration work.

This NITA Painter / Decorator / Polishing  (Artisan) certificate programme has been written to give students a full overview of the industry and will put you on the fast track to success. The course covers the following:

  • What a painter and decorator does
  • The common tools, equipment, adhesives, paints and varnishes
  • The risks you may face in the industry
  • Information about personal protective equipment
  • How to store and clean up your equipment
  • How to set up an emergency plan
  • How to identify different wall surfaces
  • How to paint and prepare different surfaces
  • How to cut and apply wallpaper
  • How to measure, cut and lay tiles
  • What it takes to run your own business
  • Resources for small business owners

Painting and decorating is a broad industry, which provides students with a wide range of possible skills to learn. As you work your way through this course, you will gain a full overview of the skills you will need to learn to work in the painting and decorating business, and how you can start your own business.

Objectives of Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

This Painter / Decorator / Polishing  (Artisan) certificate programme is designed for individuals who would like to work in the decorating industry. This course is filled with information that will put you on the right path to starting a career in this field.

This Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan) NITA course is a skill upgrading course targeting workers in formal or informal industry ie manufacturing and processing industries, Jua kali, NGOs, counties, parastatals etc.

Entry requirements for Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

KCPE or equivalent.

Colleges offering Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Nairobi County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Waithaka Vocational Training Center
Nairobi County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

YMCA- National Training Institute
Nairobi County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Painter / Decorator / Polishing (Artisan)

PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County