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DIY - Painting

Learn how to paint with us before letting loose on your own home.

We will give you expert guidance on how to approach the job and give you the opportunity to practice your technique before starting work at home.


We will cover the knowledge you need to do it yourself in future.


Our courses include all materials, including test fees. No hidden charges.


Located in south east London, you will be trained on our site and get practical experience.


The course is an intensive one day course.

Group size

Normal group size is 8-10 learners.

Course content

The course covers:

  • Tool-box talk - basic health & safety precautions
  • Introduction ot tools and equipment
  • Preparation of new and old surface, ready for painting including filling
  • Application of water-based products such as primers, undercoats, emulsion and eggshell using brushes and rollers
  • Cutting-in around obstructions, opening, windows, sockets and switches

Learn by doing rather than by listening or watching. Here you can try out your skills at our centre and get it right at home. You will be able to ask our tutors any questions you have, they are happy to help. And build confidence in your skills so you are ready to Do It Yourself!