This hands-on course will provide you with an introductory insight into the basic principles of wallpapering. It is ideal for those looking to take on a new DIY wallpapering project at home, or for those in a similar trade looking to expand their services.
This course is open to both men and women above the age of 19.
No prior experience is required - the course has been developed for beginners with an interest in home DIY.
You will learn about health and safety around the home and what essential tools, materials and equipment are required to get you started.
Each week our DIY expert will provide step-by-step guidance - from preparation to application - in each of the following activities:
Week 1 – Preparing walls and application of lining paper
Week 2 - Application of blown vinyl to walls and ceilings
Week 3 - Application of pattern wallpaper and borders
Week 4 - Application of vinyl wall coverings
There are no assessment criteria - just observe, have a go and enjoy!
If you have your own desired project or design, please feel free to bring that along to the group too.
All materials will be included in the cost you pay.
Please note: you are likely to get messy, so consider wearing appropriate clothing. You will be working within a practical environment so safety shoes must be worn in the workshop at all times.
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