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Introduction to Painting and Decorating

Key course information

Construction and Trades


6 weeks

Part time


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Course Overview

What will I learn?

Week 1 – Introduction to preparation covering wallpaper stripping using hand tools and steam stripper.

Week 2- Mist coating and face filling new plaster walls

Week 3 and 4 – Preparation and application of paint systems both water based and solvent based paint systems to all linear work to include Panel doors, Architraves and skirtings.

Week 5 – Application of water- borne coatings to walls and ceilings, using rollers and brush techniques.

Week 6 – Decorative finishing and wall design techniques to include. Rag roll, sponge stipple, Glaze and wipe, dragging and bagging

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

6 Week course
2 hours per evening
6pm – 8pm

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

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