Course Details

  • This course is designed at giving you the skills and confidence to decorate your own home to a professional standard. If you are wanting to upskill and be able to carry out general DIY painting and decorating around the home, then this course is for you.
    Topics covered in the course includes preparing old walls for a new finish, hanging wallpapers, continuing wallpaper patterns around internal corners and obstacles, the proper use of brush and rollers, including preparation and cleaning methods to ensure they last and much more.

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

  • Assessments consist of practical work completed during the week.

  • There are lots of other short courses that the College offer within Construction & Engineering whether you want to brush up your DIY skills or further your career prospects.

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  • The cost of the course is £50. If you have any further queries, please contact us on 03333 222 444 or

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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