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Estimating for Painting & Decorating

(Commercial & Domestic)

This is a two-day course aimed at decorators who want to learn how to price their work correctly. The course assumes no previous knowledge of pricing and will start basic and build up your knowledge. The course will start by looking at some of the common pitfalls that decorators fall into when pricing their work.

This is a 2 Day Course

This course is run 3-4 times a year at each centre

Course Cost - £700.00 plus vat

Arrive at 9:00am for a 9:30am start and we aim to finish around 5:00pm

Current dates:
Edenbridge: 16/17th July & 1/2nd October
Preston: 14/15th July
Exeter: 4/5th June

The Estimating for Painting & Decorating

This is a stand-alone course aimed at decorators who want to learn how to price their work whether you have prior knowledge or not.
Then the course will look at common pricing models that are widely used in the industry including a basic time and materials approach to a more sophisticated system that allows you to price off plans. The course will teach you how to calculate materials needed including paint and wallpaper.
The course will help you to look at your own business and work out what your costs are, this is essential if you are going to price for work and make sure that you will make money.
Although the course is classroom-based the majority of the course will be pricing activities and exercises. This will give you hands-on experience in pricing real word jobs.

You will cover all the main concepts such as:

You will cover all the main concepts such as:

Meet the team

Ian Crump is the founder of PaintTech Training Academy
Ian Crump

Kent Academy trainer

Jack is one of the tutors at the Exeter Academy
Jack Frost

Exeter Academy trainer

Rhyanna Crump is our Creative marketing manager
Rhyanna Crump

Marketing Manager

Lyndsey is a director of PaintTech Training Academy
Lyndsey Crump

Kent Academy mental health trainer

This is a photo of Rhys McWilliams
Rhys McWilliams

PaintTech Academy trainer

Tracey Wilkinson is lead admin based at the Preston Academy in Lancashire.
Tracey Wilkinson

Preston Academy lead admin

Dermot O'Kelly is the tutor at the academy in Castlebar, Co May, Ireland
Dermot O'Kelly

Ireland Academy trainer

Pete Wilkinson is also known as Mr Fast & Flawless
Pete Wilkinson

Preston Academy trainer

Nathan Cumming is the tutor at the Academy in Glenrothes, Scotland
Nathan Cumming

Scotland Academy trainer

Liam is one of the tutors at the Exeter academy.
Liam Burns

Exeter Academy trainer

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