David Arvayo
International Finishing Trades Institute (Hanover, Maryland)
  • Course Taught:
    • FTI 1109 OSHA 500
    • FTI 1119C OSHA 502
  • Experience
    • Full-Time Instructor (1999 – Present) at Painters District Council No.30 Joint Apprenticeship & Training Fund
    • Teaching an on-going three-year apprenticeship curriculum focused on safe work practices, hazard control strategies, and skills training• Focus on safety courses including, but not limited to, OSHA 10, OSHA 30, Respiratory Protection, Hazard Communication, EPA’s RRP, First Aid/CPR/AED, etc.
    • Instructor, Opportunity Alliance of Illinois• Teach Introductory courses on Green Technologies, LEED, & NetZero
    • Proficient in English and Spanish
    • Specialize in curriculum development, evaluation, actualization, and translation
    • Field Experience (12 years)
    • Proficient in Drywall Finishing (7 years)


*Updated July 2023


CPWR’s Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA)• Graco’s Product Service Training• OTS’ (Occupational Training & Supply) Lead Abatement Worker & Supervisor• OST’s (Overton Safety Training) Forklift, Aerial Lift, & Rigging• FTI’s (Finishing Trades Institute) Confined Space Class• Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair, & Painting• ALT’s (Aurora Lift & Truck) Forklift Driver• LMCI’s Supervisor Training Program• Alice Hamilton Occupational Health Center’s Asbestos Abatement Supervisor Initial• IUPAT’s Asbestos Abatement Instructors Training• PDC 30 JATF’s OSHA 10• IUPAT’s Fall Protection Course• IUPAT’s Hazwoper Class• IUPAT’s First Year Instructors Training Course• IUPAT’s Scaffolding Course• IUPAT’s Lead Based Paint Abatement & Silica Awareness Supervisor Training Course• ARC’s First Aid/CPR/AED Course• CPWR’s Disaster Response Safety & Health Training• Ehrhardt Foundation’s Effective Issue Management Seminar• Lead Abatement Worker• National Resource Center for OSHA Training• NACE’s proctor approval for Pipeline Corrosion• Ames Tools Certified Instructor• Blood-borne Pathogens instructor authorization• ARC’s First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training• IUPAT’s Drywall Trade Instructor Seminar• CPWR’s Hazardous Waste Instructor• HILTI’s Power Actuated Tools• IUPAT’s Vocational English as a Second Language• Qualified Forklift Operator• Chicagoland Construction Safety Council Powerline Hazard