Painting and Decorating - PD16



  • Course Fee: €229 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 10 lessons.
  • Duration: Students have up to 9 months to complete this course which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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Course Description

A comprehensive Painting and Decorating distance learning course covering all of the main skills and techniques needed to paint and decorate internally and externally for DIY purposes.

Assuming no prior knowledge, this course covers all aspects of painting and decorating, from preparation through to papering, painting and specialist painting techniques.



Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Tools and Equipment

Lesson 2: Previously Painted Surfaces

Lesson 3: Materials – Work Area Preparation

Lesson 4: Brushes and Rollers

Lesson 5: Application of Coatings

Lesson 6: Application of Wall and Ceiling Hangings

Lesson 7: Tiling Floors and Walls

Lesson 8: Doors

Lesson 9: Flooring: dealing with foot traffic

Lesson 10: Basic Joinery Skills.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832.

Email Address:
[email protected]