The painting and decorating DIY course covers a myriad of different tasks associated with this trade. It will teach professional painting skills with an emphasis on preparing areas before painting, fixing imperfections and learning to use common tools safely.
Each training provider’s course content varies slightly but in general, the DIY level course in painting and decorating will cover all you will need to know to successfully paint a surface with a professional finish. Some training providers combine the DIY course with wallpapering so it’s worth looking at those providers if you are also interested in learning how to wallpaper as a combined module.
Depending on which provider you select, usually successful completion of this course will award you with a certificate of completion recognised by City and Guilds and will enable you to proceed onto more advanced painting and decorating courses if you are looking to become a fully qualified City and Guilds painter or wish to work on more advanced home improvement projects.
The painting and decorating DIY course is based on practical, on-site and hands-on training. Most learning providers will provide tools and materials but you will be required to wear suitable clothing and protective footwear (preferably steel toed), which is compulsory.
Who is the painting and decorating diy courses aimed at?
The painting and decorating DIY course is ideal for people who simply require the skills to get some painting done at home. But the DIY level course is essential for anyone seeking a career as a professional painter with the intent to move on to advanced level painting and decorating courses. You do not need to have any skills in painting as this course is geared for beginners.
The painting and decorating DIY courses are described below:
Painting and decorating diy courses content
- Health and safety
- Area preparation
- Repairing imperfect surfaces
- Types of brushes and usage
- Other tools and usage
- Water and oil based paints
- Cutting around openings, fittings and other surfaces
- Cleaning tools and work area
After completing the painting and decorating diy courses
If you feel you need to learn more about painting and decorating and perhaps want to move further on and become a City and Guilds qualified painter, take a look at the other painting and decorating courses.
Available painting and decorating courses
- Painting and Decorating Advanced
- Painting and Decorating Level 2
- Painting and Decorating Level 3
Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto painting and decorating courses available with leading fitness course providers.