Training Needed for Painters

Posted September 22, 2023

Please make sure that you start taking the classes needed per your contract by January 1, 2025. Please read below your contract language for these required classes.

Visit the link below for the STAR Training Calendar for July thru December 2023. 

Employees will be required to attend up to sixteen (16) hours per year of Owner, General Contractor, State, or Federal required Safety Training. This training is exclusive of any specialized or job specific training. Each Journeyperson and above (Painter) shall obtain and maintain the certifications and training outlined in subsections A and B below. Once the required training is complete and up-to-date, journeypersons and above shall then annually complete a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of painter-trade and/or safety education training courses that are recommended by their employer. The curriculum for such continuing education shall be established and provided by the Finishing Trades Institute of Northern California and Nevada (“FTI”) and made available through the STAR Program. They shall possess a valid and updated training card and provide documented proof of training to their employer and the FTI. The Union shall not dispatch any Journeyperson without proof of training.

(a) Each Journeyperson and above (Commercial Painter) shall successfully complete and maintain the following:

1. By January 1, 2025

i. Fall Protection (USACE EM385), including Ladder Safety, and

ii. Mobile Elevated Worker Platforms, and

iii. Harassment Training


iv. Sixteen (16) hours employer-recommended painter-trade and/or safety education training, if the above-required training is complete and up to date. If none or only a portion of the above training is complete, the hours to complete the required training above would count towards the minimum sixteen hours.

Entrenamiento necesario para pintores

Estimados pintores del Local 507, 

Asegúrese de comenzar a tomar las clases necesarias según su contrato antes del 1 de enero de 2025. Lea a continuación el idioma de su contrato para estas clases requeridas. 

Visite el enlace a continuación para el calendario de clases de STAR de julio a diciembre de 2023.

Cada maestro y superior (pintor) deberá obtener y mantener las certificaciones y el entrenamiento descritas en las subsecciones A y B a continuación. Una vez que el entrenamiento requerido esté completo y actualizado, los maestros y superiores deberán completar anualmente un mínimo de dieciséis (16) horas de cursos de entrenamiento en el oficio de pintura y / o educación de seguridad recomendados por su empleador. El plan de estudios para dicha educación continua será establecido y proporcionado por el Finishing Trades Institute of Northern California and Nevada (“FTI”) y estará disponible a través del Programa STAR. Deberán poseer una tarjeta de entrenamiento válida y actualizada y proporcionar pruebas documentadas de entrenamiento a su empleador y a la FTI. La Unión no enviará a ningún maestro ni superior sin prueba de entrenamiento. 

  1. Cada maestro y superior (pintor comercial) deberá completar con éxito y mantener lo siguiente: 

1. Antes del 1 de enero de 2025 

i. Protección contra caídas (USACE EM385), incluida la seguridad de la escalera, y 

ii. Plataformas móviles elevadas para trabajadores, y 

iii. Entrenamiento sobre acoso 

iv. Si el entrenamiento requerido anteriormente está completo y actualizado, dieciséis (16) horas de entrenamiento recomendado por el empleador sobre el oficio de pintor y / o educación de seguridad. Si ninguna o solo una parte de entrenamiento anterior está completa, las horas para completar el entrenamiento requerido anteriormente contarían para el mínimo de dieciséis horas. 


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