Short Course – An Introduction to Painting & Decorating

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Introduction to Painting & Decorating is an ideal taster course for hobbyists who have their own projects to work on. You will complete a programme in preparing surfaces including raking out cracks and making good with filler, before painting walls, cornices and doors. Learn how to measure, cut and paste wallpaper before hanging lining paper and wallpaper including those with patterns

To register your interest, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Steel toe-capped boots (to be worn at all times while on course)
  • H or 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser/rubber
  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper


  • More detail to follow but we will offer a variety of courses ranging from term-long Saturday courses and one or two week blocks over Easter and Summer 
  • Fees tbc and dependent on length of course. Please apply via website to register your interest and we will contact you with further details in due course 
  • N/A (college certification only)
  • Other practical short course from our programme