Introduction to Painting and Decorating

Throughout the year
6 weeks
Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

The Introduction to Painting and Decorating course is designed to give a range of basic skills in Painting and Decorating.

The course is run as a part time course comprising of a one day per week (Thursdays 9am - 12pm) for 6 weeks.

  • Introduction to P&D – including health & safety, preparing surfaces, using wet and dry abrasive papers, fillers and painters chaulk
  • Applying water based emulsion to ceilings and walls
  • Applying water based undercoat and gloss to woodwork
  • Measure, mark out, cut and apply lining paper to wall area
  • Measure, mark out, cut and apply a range of wall papers to wall area
  • Broken colour work to include rag rolling and scrumble glaze

College certificate

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