Supporting apprenticeship training in B.C.

The FTI BC is fortunate to have remarkable sponsor partnerships with businesses and organizations throughout the province.

Painting and Decorating


Master Painters Institute is committed to high standards in painting. We educate painting professionals and ensure standards through painting inspection, performance-based standards and lab testing. We have multiple websites to suit the varied needs of painting professionals.


The year 2016 is a unique moment in the history of Sherwin-Williams — it’s our 150th anniversary. We are proud to honour our founders Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams, and the thousands of men and women who have shaped our company since 1866.
Here’s to Covering the Earth for the next 150 years.


Founded in 1925, Purdy delivers the handcrafted paint tools, paint brushes and painting supplies that the pros demand.


Wooster paintbrushes, rollers, frames, extension poles and more, made in USA for professionals and DIY decorators.



Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing (CS&W) is North America’s foremost supplier of sealant, weatherproofing, and passive fire control solutions for commercial and residential construction and industrial applications.

Lather/ISM and Drywall Finishing


CGC Inc. is a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of gypsum wallboard products, interior finishing materials and suspended acoustical ceilings in Canada. CGC began in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1907. It was first known as Canadian Gypsum Company and concerned itself primarily with the quarrying and exportation of gypsum rock to the United States.


BC Ceiling Systems LTD. offers one of the largest selections of ceilings in Western Canada with over 60 types of ceiling tile to choose from. It carries a variety of specialty items and related materials including LEED approved products, wood ceilings, tin ceilings, Tectum, fiberglass reinforced panels, hanger wire, scaffolds, lag poles, and much more.

Other partnerships

The FTI BC has also partnered with School Districts through the Lower Mainland to create opportunities for high school students to learn a trade while they finish their secondary studies.