PDCA Accreditation

Professional and industry certification is a proven means to indicate that your company has gone the extra step to separate yourself from the competition. Similarly, PDCA Accreditation is a designation of professional excellence. It provides recognition to qualified painting and decorating contractor companies, allowing them to distinguish themselves by meeting key qualifications and abiding by industry best practices as defined by their peers. As an accredited PDCA contractor, you have the industry approval of being a dedicated, ethical, and better business owner. Accreditation provides the customer with the comfort that they have chosen a certified professional.


Upon completion, Accreditation awards the contractor with the following:

  • A signed letter of completed Accreditation
  • A signed certificate awarding Accreditation
  • 50 promotional brochures explaining accreditation to customers
  • Digital Accreditation logo for website use
  • Vehicle magnets with the Accreditation seal
  • Access to the promotional brochure design for additional printing
  • Accreditation stickers to affix to business documents and promo materials

Attention Members:

Contractor College is not currently sending out automated notifications about updated Accreditation status or Accreditation tracking. We ask that you manually track your progress using this tracking form and notify PDCA Education as you near completion of the education requirements. Business documents can be emailed to PDCA Education at contractorcollege@pdca.org. We will assist you in completing your Accreditation and receiving your certificate and materials.

Learn more about the requirements of first-time Accreditation here.

Learn more about the requirements of Re-Accreditation here.