When it comes to education and training we don’t know how lucky we are in this country.
If you want to become a decorator in America you have to find yourself a company who will take you on with no experience and then hope that they have some kind of training program and also that they do a range of work so that you can build your skills. This is unlikely so you will end up good at one or two things and not have experience of the full skill set.
If you have been decorating for any length of time you will have noticed many changes over the years. Rollers, a long time ago I know but they were met with resistance big time. They were viewed as DIY and many decorators would not be caught using one. Of course, they caught on, mainly because they were faster and easier to use, now most decorators in the world will complete a job using a roller of some kind.
Have a read of a blog written by Mr Fast & Flawless Pete Wilkinson about the 9 most common spraying mistakes and how to avoid them. From overspray to accessories and lots more things inbetrween!