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Course Locations

PaintTech Training Academy has two main locations; one in Preston, Lancashire which is in the north-west of the UK, managed by Pete Wilkinson, and the other in Edenbridge, Kent, situated in the south-east, which is managed by Ian Crump.

Preston

Our Preston Academy is home to an experienced decorator, Mr. Fast and Flawless – Pete Wilkinson. With over 30 years of experience and a past college lecturer for Preston College, Pete is the ideal trainer for anyone interested in taking our courses in the country’s northern region. Eight years ago, Ian and Pete decided to establish a training academy for people interested in spray painting. Since then, the academy has expanded to include training for airless, HVLP, kitchen and furniture spraying, and decorative courses like Venetian Polished Plaster, worktop refurbishment, wallpapering, and much more!

Preston is located in Lancashire, North West England, about 20 miles north of Manchester. The city is near the M6 motorway and conveniently located near both Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport, making it an easily accessible destination for both national and international students.

Helping people build Better Businesses

Originating as a spray painting academy, our PaintTech Training Academy in Preston has evolved into so much more. In addition to its initial focus, the academy now provides courses in wallpapering, leadership, estimating, and project management. It has transformed into a central hub where various trade-based services converge to enhance and propel their businesses forward.

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Unit A1, Head Office, Anchorage Business Park, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston PR2 2YL

Edenbridge

Our Edenbridge, Kent academy is home to Ian Crump, the guy you’ve probably seen plastered over your social media. Ian has been a decorator for over 30 years, originally specialising in decorative arts. He started spraying 20 years ago, bringing airless machines from the US into the UK before they became popular. Since then, he has continued to spray within his decorating business. Eight years ago, Ian and Pete decided to establish a training academy for people interested in spray painting. Since then, the academy has expanded to include training for airless, HVLP, kitchen and furniture spraying, and decorative courses like Venetian Polished Plaster, worktop refurbishment, wallpapering, and much more!

Edenbridge is a town located in the South East of England, just 25 miles outside of London. It is conveniently situated close to the M25 and only a short drive away from Gatwick. The town is perfect for those who are looking for a training academy in the southern part of the UK. Additionally, Edenbridge boasts two train stations, which makes it an excellent transportation link to central London.

Helping people build Better Businesses

Starting as just a spray painting academy our PaintTech Training Academy in Edenbridge has become so much more. Now offering wallpapering, leadership, estimating and project management courses it’s became a hub for many trade based services to push and develop their business.

Find and book an upcoming course

Gabriels Farm, Marsh Green Rd, Marsh Green, Edenbridge TN8 5PP

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