In unstable times, certain trades can always be relied on to flourish. Painting and decorating certainly fall into this category, as these are skills that will never fall out of favour. Whether you’re hoping to gain employment or just interested in sprucing up your home, learning how to paint and decorate buildings is incredibly beneficial for everyone.
The Painting and Home Decorating Course teaches you these valuable skills, from applying wallpaper to analysing rooms like the professionals. Interior and exterior painting are covered in the first half of the course, where you will also learn correction techniques, priming and staining and working over ground colours. After that, you will turn your attention to decorating, exploring the history of interior design, the treatment of furniture and ornaments and how to design rooms for different people. You will also learn how to market your potential business through flyers, cards and personal portfolios.
- Learn practical skills which will always be in demand.
- Develop your marketing skills if you are looking at moving into the trade permanently.
- Obtain a Level 3 qualification, equivalent to an A Level.
- Identify how to improve buildings and homes.
- Make valuable contacts in the industry.
- Discover the history of interior design, from the Renaissance to the Victorian Era.
Method of Assessment:
Upon conclusion of the course, there’s an online multiple-choice quiz assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course. The test is marked immediately and results are published instantly (60% pass mark).
Certificates can be obtained at an additional cost of £9.99 for PDF, £16.99 for Printed Hardcopy format and £24.99 for Both for Both PDF and Hardcopy Certificates.
There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
|Safety Tips for Painting||00:15:00|
|Painting your Interiors||00:15:00|
|Walls and Ceilings||00:15:00|
|Windows and Doors||00:15:00|
|Application Tips & Techniques||00:15:00|
|Priming & Staining||00:30:00|
|Working over a ground color||00:30:00|
|Building Up: Oil & Acrylic||00:30:00|
|HOW TO REARRANGE A ROOM||02:00:00|
|HOW TO ANALYZE A ROOM AS PROFESSIONALS DO BEFORE YOU||01:00:00|
|HOW TO CREATE A ROOM||02:00:00|
|HOW TO DETERMINE CHARACTERS OF HANGINGS AND FURNITURES-COVERING FOR A GIVEN ROOM||01:00:00|
|CANDLESTICKS, LAMPS, FIXTURES FOR GAS AND ELECTRICITY, AND SHADES||01:00:00|
|WINDOW SHADES AND AWNINGS||00:30:00|
|TREATMENT OF PICTURES AND PICTURE FRAMES||01:00:00|
|TREATMENT OF PIANO CASES||00:15:00|
|TREATMENT OF DINING-ROOM BUFFETS AND DRESSING-TABLES||00:15:00|
|TREATMENT OF WORK TABLES, BIRD CAGES, DOG BASKETS AND FISH GLOBES||00:30:00|
|TREATMENT OF FIREPLACES||00:30:00|
|TREATMENT OF BATHROOMS||01:00:00|
|PERIODS IN FURNITURE||01:00:00|
|CONTINUATION OF PERIODS IN FURNITURE||01:00:00|
|THE GOTHIC PERIOD||00:30:00|
|THE PERIODS OF THE THREE LOUIS||01:00:00|
|THE MAHOGANY PERIOD||02:00:00|
|THE COLONIAL PERIOD||00:30:00|
|THE REVIVAL OF DIRECTOIRE AND EMPIRE FURNITURE||00:30:00|
|THE VICTORIAN PERIOD||00:30:00|
|TREATMENT OF AN INEXPENSIVE BEDROOM||01:00:00|
|TREATMENT OF A GUEST ROOM (Where economy is not an item of importance)||01:00:00|
|A MODERN HOUSE IN WHICH GENUINE JACOBEAN FURNITURE IS APPROPRIATELY SET||00:30:00|
|UNCONVENTIONAL BREAKFAST-ROOMS AND SPORTS BALCONIES||01:00:00|
|TREATMENT OF A WOMAN’S DRESSING-ROOM||00:30:00|
|THE TREATMENT OF CLOSETS||00:30:00|
|TREATMENT OF A NARROW HALL||00:15:00|
|TREATMENT OF A VERY SHADED LIVING-ROOM||00:15:00|
|THE BABY’S ROOMS: THE DAY ROOM, THE NIGHT ROOM||01:00:00|
|ROOMS FOR THE ELDERLY||01:00:00|
|A YOUNG GIRL’S ROOM||01:00:00|
|THE YOUNG BOY’S ROOM||00:30:00|
|WHAT TO AVOID IN INTERIOR DECORATION: RULES FOR BEGINNERS||01:00:00|
|FADS IN COLLECTING||01:00:00|
|WEDGWOOD POTTERY; OLD AND MODERN||01:00:00|
|VENETIAN GLASS, OLD AND MODERN||00:30:00|