Construction Painting & Decorating Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

First year

 

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PDA 117 Painting & Decorating Appr. I* 4
PDA 127 Painting & Decorating Appr. II 4
  Human Relations Course 3
CMT 102 Construction Blueprints & Specifica 3
CMT 103 Construction Materials & Methods I 3
Total Semester Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PDA 137 Painting & Decor. Appr. III* 4
PDA 257 Painting & Decor. Appr. V* 4
ACCT 105 Basic Accounting Procedures 3
MGMT 213 Human Relations in the Workplace 3
CMT 153 Construction Estimating- Cost Accou 3
Total Semester Credits: 17

Second Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PDA 267 Painting & Decor. Appr. VI* 4
MGMT 221 Fund. Of Labor Relations 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
  Humanities and/or Social Science Course 3
Total Semester Credits: 13
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PDA 278 Painting & Decor. Appr. VII* 4
PDA 288 Painting & Decor. Appr. VIII* 4
HLTH 152 or 
HLTH 151
First Aid-Medical Self Help OR
Health
2
  Communications Course 3
Total Semester Credits: 13

A Painting & Decorating apprentice certificate will be given after the completion of the six starred courses.

Refer to the Online Course Catalog or Class Search link in eSTORM for a full course description.