Regional Training Center

 Oregon / SW Washington

Painters, Drywall Finishers & Allied Trades Apprenticeship






Click here to view or print the current class schedule. Please remember that walk-ins are welcome for most classes; however, if not enough people pre-register for a class, it will be cancelled. We recommend you call ahead and ask if the class is still on. Those who register will be contacted by phone if a class is cancelled. You can view the class schedule and download a registration form on this website.

In extreme weather: The Training Center will be closed and no classes will be held when the community colleges have announced they are closed due to weather. Listen on the news channels for school closure information from PCC or Mt. Hood community colleges.

Journeymen working toward the annual bonus: Don't wait until the last minute to schedule your classes; they fill up quickly!

  • For information about the apprenticeship programs, see the Applicant Info section.
    Applications to the Apprenticeship programs can be made in person any Tuesday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM (January thru September only) at the Regional Training Center.


  • Current apprentices can download blank MPRs, check class schedules and rerate requirements in the Current Apprentices section.


  • Current journeymen can download class registration forms, check class schedules and get information on respirator fit tests in the Current Journeymen section.


  • Painter Journeymen: For those of you who qualified for the STAR Awards bonus for the contract year ended 3/31/13, the Awards banquet is scheduled for Thursday, May 30th. Invitations will be mailed in mid-April to those who qualified and sent to the address we have on file





The Regional Training Center provides training to members of three Local Unions in  Oregon and SW Washington.

Introductory and advanced classes are available at no charge to Painters, Drywall Finishers, and Traffic Control Painters who are enrolled in the apprenticeship or the journeyman programs.






Painters & Allied Trades Regional Training Center

Gratefully acknowledges significant contributions of

Sherwin-Williams Company

as primary provider of materials and supplies for apprentice and journeyman training.