Regional Training Center

 Oregon / SW Washington

Painters, Drywall Finishers & Allied Trades Apprenticeship


Current Journeymen




Journeyman Classes
The Training Center provides continuing
education classes, in keeping with the
terms of the labor agreement. Specifics of
the painter upgrade program and
journeyman continuing education are
determined by the Painter's Union
Management Partnership (PUMP)
committee, which meets monthly at District
Council #5

Memo for Fall Term 2014

The contract year runs from April 1 thru
March 31. Emphasis is placed on safety training. Click here for a list of safety classes and their expiration dates.

Most classes are held at the Regional Training Center (RTC) located at 13521 NE Whitaker Way, Portland OR 97230. Some classes are offered in the Salem and Eugene areas.

To Register for Classes
Complete the registration form and submit it to the Training Center at least one day before your first class.

You can register by mail, by fax, or in person.
Phone registrations cannot be accepted.
Walk-ins are permitted only if space is available.

To view and print this registration form you will need the Acrobat Reader -- which is probably already installed on your computer. If not, you can download it free of charge directly from Adobe's web site by clicking here.

Credit for Outside Vendor Training

You may be able to receive credit for training obtained elsewhere (through your employer, at an American Red Cross facility etc). Submit your documentation to the Training Center and we will forward it to the PUMP committee for approval at its monthly meeting. Credit is given only for training obtained outside of paid hours.

Respirator Fit Tests
The Training Center conducts respirator training session and fit testing. Follow the instructions for setting up the appointments. Note that you must have a medical check first (good for three years), followed by the training and a fit test at the Training Center.