Course Overview

Mastering the basics of painting and decorating can be a huge boon to anybody – just think of all the jobs you’d be able to complete around the house after just a few days’ training in this area!

If you have no painting/decorating experience but wish to learn the ropes of these twin disciplines, Access Training’s Essential Decorating course will suit your needs perfectly. This course is open to candidates of any and all skill levels, and it serves as the perfect introduction to a variety of painting and decorating techniques.

Those who enrol on this course will be mentored by professional tutors with years of decorating experience. Once you have completed the Essential Decorating programme, you may choose to proceed onto a more advanced course or bolster your new skills with additional training in other fields such as plastering or kitchen fitting.

What You’ll Learn

Here are some examples of the skills you’ll learn when you enrol onto our decorating course:
Techniques for papering walls and ceilings
Using oil-based and water-based paints
Preparing wall areas for emulsion paint
Preparing new wood for painting
Painting previously painted woodwork
Preparing and painting metal surfaces
Varnishing and staining a variety of surfaces
Painting exterior surfaces
Wallpapering techniques
Splicing different papers and hanging borders
Basic masking techniques
The art of stencilling
Planning and designing theme rooms
Painting murals
Your training programme will begin with a comprehensive introduction to painting and decorating (so as to ensure that you grasp the basic knowledge necessary to progress) before moving on to more hands-on units such as those listed above.

WEveryone is Welcome!

Our basic decorating course is open to all applicants, regardless of prior experience and current skill level. This programme was developed with beginners in mind, and so you should find the course content easy to comprehend even if you do not currently have any decorating knowledge to speak of.

Please contact us if you would like to find out more about our Decorating Essentials course and how to enrol with Access Training Academies.