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Green Apprenticeships

Green Apprenticeships

The painting and decorating trade can be a green career! Kick-start your career in the painting industry by getting the green skills that will be the future of the building industry. As our society improves its sustainability there are exciting opportunities for trades people who understand energy efficiency and anti-pollution legislation.

A career in the painting and decorating industry can be creative and satisfying as you contribute to beautifying and preserving buildings and structures. The painting and decorating trade includes:

  • Wall-papering - It's back in fashion and totally hip! Check out the radical designs available now using natural material! You can earn big bucks creating custom murals and funky looks
  • Lead Paint Management - Protecting the health of children and pregnant women
  • Decorative Finishes - Natural lime washes, marbling and creative broken colour effects that will blow your mind!
  • Working at Heights - Adrenalin junkie? Get your fix by helping us reverse the greenhouse effect using radical new heat-reflective nano-technology on Australia's roofs! These are the absolute coolest paints around! Learn the ropes and you can help cut carbon emissions across Australia
  • Sustainable Paints and Coatings - If you think painting stinks, then you'll be happy to use the new Low-VOC paint technology; a breathe of fresh air! Get a natural high and learn how to use natural paints and stains.

If you think this is you, then maybe a green painting apprenticeship is for you. GreenPainters can help you learn about green products and marketing so that you can start help 'painting Australia green!' Complete your apprenticeship with green qualifications and hit the ground running!

Complete the GreenPainters Accreditation Course and recieve a free green marketing pack including car decals, brochures, polo tops and web-page worth over $500! You will also be eligible for the prestigious Young GreenPainter of the Year Award, to be presented during the World Green Building Week.

The National Institute of Painting and Decorating is offering free green training for apprentices through its partner training organisations. If your employer isn't listed, you can still attend GreenPainters training and events in your state.