The STC Group

Trade Courses

Painting and Decorating

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our trade courses are ideal for private individuals and construction companies looking to upskill their workers. All of our couses are ideal for beginners and those who want to try their hand at painting and decorating before deciding which areas to specialise in. However, they are equally suitable for experienced painters and decorators who wish to brush up their skills in a particular area or are looking to develop their skill set by learning advanced techniques including painting complex areas, using different types of paints and matching complex and patterned wallpaper.

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What does the course cover?

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At a Glance

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What could this course lead to?

  • Health and safety in construction trades
  • Prepare substrates for painting and decorating
  • Problem solving and fixing and repairing surfaces for decoration
  • Apply paint to substrates
  • Apply wallpapers to substrates
  • Patterned wallpapers
  • Specialist Paint Techniques
  • Painting and wallpapering complex areas

Course Length: Choose from 1, 2, 3 and 4 weeks.
Accreditation: Cskills L1 Accreditation is available 
Location: Harold Wood, Essex
Funded Option: AEB for people on certain benefits

A career in painting and decorating, handyman, facilities maintenance, self employment or supervisory work.

Some accredited learners may opt for teaching and training in the future.

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Who is this course for?

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How much is this course?


This course is suitable for beginners or skilled painters and decorators looking to upskill in a particular area. The course may also be suitable for multiskills trade people. 

All courses are VAT inclusive:
1 week Basic – £550
2 Weeks Professional Basic – £995
3 Weeks Professional Intermediate – £1550 
4 Weeks Professional Advanced – £1950 
* excludes accreditation costs

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From courses for beginners to advanced techniques with qualified and experienced tradespeople., The STC Group offers professional trade courses in construction including painting and decoratingplumbingtilingcarpentry and bricklaying.