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Paperhangers - Preparation

To work as a wallpaper hanger, you typically need to:

  • complete long-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education is required for this job. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

On-the-job training

Most wallpaper hangers receive informal, on-the-job training from an experienced worker. During this type of training, you first work as a helper. However, few wallpaper hangers have a need for helpers. On-the-job training usually lasts at least one year.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.