Our One Day Courses

In 2024 we’ll be rolling out a series of one day courses. To help with take up we’re opening up a pre-interested application from so those who are interested will be given first option to book.

CITB standards option – Joinery spraying – GET2624
This one-day Airless Joinery Spraying Course is designed to help you achieve the best results when spraying joinery in a new build construction environment. Painting joinery can be a time-consuming process and can often produce varying quality results. But with
the techniques and systems you will learn in this course, you will be able to achieve a consistent, high-quality finish that will increase job productivity and reduce project time. 

During the course, you will learn the best techniques to spray doors, architraves, door liners, skirtings, and window boards. We will also focus on staircases and spindles, which will help you reduce the time needed to paint the project. Additionally, the course will cover the best paint systems for pre-primed MDF, softwoods, and bare MDF. These systems not only dry quickly but also provide improved adhesion and durability once sprayed.

Our expert tutors will discuss the best systems to adopt in different scenarios for optimum efficiency to maximise both time and profits on a construction site. By the end of the course, you will have gained valuable knowledge and skills that will make your joinery spraying process more efficient, consistent, and productive.

This course blends practical and online learning with essential resources and reinforcement training. Upon completion, fixed assessments will be conducted, and certificates will be provided.

The practical objectives & outcomes.

  • Setting up & cleaning down an airless sprayer safely
  • Choosing the correct tip, filter and pressure for the right paints
  • Paint options and understanding the correct thinning & dilution rates
  • Spraying techniques to achieve the perfect finish
  • Reduce runs and overspray on the job site
  • On-site logistic systems, what to order to best spray the project.
  • Focus on Primer and top coats on all substrate types.
  • How to reduce snagging and the need for re-works

Additional online training

  • Clear health & safety training for operating an airless sprayer
  • Setting up and cleaning the machine on the job site
  • Maintenance & basic repairs on the job site
  • Fault finding & solutions for common spraying problems

Re-enforcement training

  • Understand airless machines and how they operate
  • Paints and the correct thinning ratios for perfect finishes
  • Choosing the right tips, filter and pressure combinations to reduce overspray
  • Explain additional tools and accessories for more efficient results
  • Spraying techniques are explained clearly
  • Spraying on the job site system options for the most efficient outcome.

Additional Support

  • Get free access to PTA support, an online network of over 2000 former students with real-life experience with spraying in their businesses.
  • Access the Spraying Makes Sense Facebook group with over 15,000 decorators and tradespeople who spray daily. The group contains thousands of posts and comments that cover every possible question.
  • The PTA Resource Centre, also known as Google for Sprayers, is a free resource that offers hundreds of videos to assist individuals with common problems and solutions, machines, products, and paint testing. This resource is updated weekly with fresh content that aims to benefit every sprayer.

CITB standards option –
This one-day Spraying course will give you great insight into the key benefits of using airless spray application in a new build construction environment. We go through machine options and the best tools you will need to be more efficient on
the job site whilst increasing the quality of both the finish and the workforce.

The focus is to train the workforce to use spray application safely and reduce time on the job site whilst achieving a far better finish. We will teach how to minimise mess and overspray by adopting the right technique.

The workforce will be more productive, plus enjoy the less stressful approach to painting with far better results achieved. This course blends practical and online learning with essential resources and reinforcement training. Upon completion, fixed assessments will be conducted, and certificates will be provided.


The practical objectives & outcomes.

  • Setting up & cleaning down an airless sprayer safely
  • Choosing the correct tip, filter and pressure for the right paints
  • Paint options and understanding the correct thinning & dilution rates
  • Spraying techniques to achieve the perfect finish
  • Reduce overspray on the job site
  • On-site logistic systems, what to order to best spray the project.
  • Focus on mist coating, spraying walls, and flawless ceilings
  • How to reduce snagging and the need for re-works

Additional online training

  • Clear health & safety training for operating an airless sprayer
  • Setting up and cleaning the machine on the job site
  • Maintenance & basic repairs on the job site
  • Fault finding & solutions for common spraying problems

Re-enforcement training

  • Understand airless machines and how they operate
  • Paints and the correct thinning ratios for perfect finishes
  • Choosing the right tips, filter and pressure combinations to reduce overspray
  • Explain additional tools and accessories for more efficient results
  • Spraying techniques are explained clearly
  • Spraying on the job site system options for the most efficient outcome.

Additional Support

  • Get free access to PTA support, an online network of over 2000 former students with real-life experience with spraying in their businesses.
  • Access the Spraying Makes Sense Facebook group with over 15,000 decorators and tradespeople who spray daily. The group contains thousands of posts and comments that cover every possible question.
  • The PTA Resource Centre, also known as Google for Sprayers, is a free resource that offers hundreds of videos to assist individuals with common problems and solutions, machines, products, and paint testing. This resource is updated weekly with fresh content that aims to benefit every sprayer.

CITB standards option – Introduction to spray painting Using HVLP Equipment – GET2571


HVLP spraying is a versatile and portable system that can be a valuable addition to any decorating business. It allows you to apply small quantities of various paints used in the decorating sector, from water-based eggshells on kitchen units to 2-pack UPVC paints
and everything in between.

For small residential jobs, such as painting doors, staircases or detailed cornices, HVLP is an ideal tool. However, getting the best results from common decorating paints can be complicated as they require careful thinning and dilution. We work through this process systematically to achieve the best possible results.

The practical objectives & outcomes.

Setting up the HVLP system

  • Explain the gun options and how to change the needle sets
  • Paint options and understanding the correct thinning & dilution rates
  • Controlling the gun and fan pattern sizing
  • Spraying techniques to achieve the perfect finish
  • Massively Reduce overspray on the job site with the HVLP
  • How to spray, doors, spindles, woodwork, windows.
  • How to set up the HVLP as the perfect touch up kit

Additional online training

  • Clear health & safety training for using a HVLP
  • Maintenance & basic repairs and cleaning
  • Fault finding & solutions for common spraying problems

Re-enforcement training

  • Understand how the HVLP works together and the right choice of gun
  • Paints and the correct thinning ratios for perfect finishes
  • Choosing the right needle sizes for the best results
  • Explain additional tools and accessories for more efficient results
  • Spraying techniques are explained clearly

Additional Support

Get free access to PTA support, an online network of over 2000 former students with real-life experience with spraying in their businesses.

  • Access the Spraying Makes Sense Facebook group with over 15,000 decorators and tradespeople who spray daily. The group contains thousands of posts and comments that cover every possible question.
  • The PTA Resource Centre, also known as Google for Sprayers, is a free resource that offers hundreds of videos to assist individuals with common problems and solutions, machines, products, and paint testing. This resource is updated weekly with fresh content that aims to benefit every sprayer.

Transforming old kitchen cabinets has become a niche market within the decorating sector and is proving to be one of the most popular courses ever delivered. The ability to repaint a customer’s kitchen using the best paint systems and machine combinations is a
game-changer for most decorators.

The profits that can be made from respraying a kitchen are quite staggering and have drawn so much interest over the past few years. With over 30 million homes in the UK, there will never be a shortage of great opportunities for your growing business.

The course provides a detailed system to help you spray kitchens in the customer’s home with clever masking techniques and a portable spray booth set up to control the environment. Using the right set-up of tips filter and pressure combinations you will achieve a perfect finish with minimal overspray and mess. We will explain how to remove, prepare prime, paint and refit the doors in a clever systemic approach reducing problems and mistakes.

The practical objectives & outcomes.

  • Setting up the Airless machine for perfect control
  • Choosing the correct tip, filter and pressure for the right results
  • Paint options include primers, stain blockers and top coats
  • Spraying techniques to achieve the perfect finish in an awkward kitchen
  • Set up a portable spray booth and drying system
  • Hanging and spraying the doors, plus what to order to best spray the kitchen.
  • How to reduce snagging and the need for touch-ups

Additional online training

  • Clear health & safety training for using an airless sprayer
  • Maintenance & basic repairs on the job
  • Fault finding & solutions for common spraying problems

Re-enforcement training

  • Understand airless machines and how they operate
  • Choosing the right tips, filter and pressure combinations
  • Explain additional tools and accessories needed to achieve the best finish
  • Spraying techniques for spraying every type of kitchen
  • Setting up a portable spray booth and drying system

Additional Support

  • Get free access to PTA support, an online network of over 2000 former students with real-life experience with spraying in their businesses.
  • Access the Spraying Makes Sense Facebook group with over 15,000 decorators and tradespeople who spray daily. The group contains thousands of posts and comments that cover every possible question.
  • The PTA Resource Centre, also known as Google for Sprayers, is a free resource that offers hundreds of videos to assist individuals with common problems and solutions, machines, products, and paint testing. This resource is updated weekly with fresh content that aims to benefit every sprayer.

The demand for resurfacing existing worktops and splashbacks has surged significantly. Resurfacing old and worn-out worktops with sprayed granite finishes is an excellent option as it offers cost savings and minimal disruption. Customers are thrilled with the variety of colours, the seamless finish, and the durability that allows them to change the overall look of their kitchen with confidence, even in a busy household setting.

Our training program follows a clear, step-by-step process, guiding you through the preparation of old worktops and tiles, mixing and applying primers for perfect adhesion, and spraying granite and stone finishes of various colours and textures on sample boards that you can take away with you for marketing purposes. We will also explain the different sheen options, ranging from matt to gloss, when applying the final top coats.

We will also address common problems and provide solutions to ensure that you can quickly rectify any future damage with a touch-up.

Resin designs are becoming increasingly popular in the interior sector, with designers and architects specifying custom resin finishes as an exclusive option for their wealthy clients. Social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok have played a significant role in showcasing some incredible designs, which has driven demand for this type of finish.

Our company, R.E.D Resin Epoxy Designs, has extensive training and experience in designing and delivering amazing finishes for worktops. We have trained in both the UK and the USA, and we know how resin systems work best. We focus on very sellable designs that are fashionable and in demand, rather than crazy and wacky ones that may look amazing but won’t sell.

We offer the best products in the UK, providing additional technical support when needed. We will teach you the entire process, from preparing the old worktop to priming systems. You will create numerous samples to master your design for the worktops you want to create. We will teach you how to finish with topcoats and polishing options to achieve finishes from matt through to gloss. We will also show you how to repair and rectify any future problems.

Venetian plaster has always been a fantastic decorative niche sector within the decorating industry. Over the past few years, it has become increasingly popular with more companies offering amazing finishes that can be applied anywhere in the home. Clients are drawn to the elegant look and tactile finish of traditional plasters like marmarino and Stucco Veneziano, which offer limitless color options and can be used to transform feature walls, bathrooms, kitchen splash backs, and many more areas with a personal bespoke finish.

We teach a range of finishes and effects that can be easily replicated with a little practice. We create numerous design boards that are perfect for selling to your client base straight away, featuring the designs and colors that are currently popular. This is not only incredibly creative but also very profitable for any decorating business.

Wallpaper has become increasingly popular lately, with many companies creating amazing texture and designs that can work for both residential and commercial clients. If you are an experienced paperhanger, adding wallpaper to your skill set can be a fantastic addition. However, wallpapering skills have decreased over the years, and the demand for experienced paperhangers
has increased once again.

If you have always wanted to focus on wallpaper hanging but lacked confidence, we have the perfect solution to help you get started. Our course is designed to give you the necessary skills to hang elegant, expensive papers with precision and confidence. Unlike paint, there is no room for error when it comes to hanging costly wallpaper, which is why our course is the perfect introduction to get you on the right path towards perfecting your skills.

Our course caters to decorators who want to become professional paperhangers. With the high demand for paperhangers at the moment, our course is the perfect opportunity to pick up the scissors and start honing your skills.

If you are still developing your wallpapering skills, it’s essential to focus on one-piece murals. They are fantastic for paperhangers in many ways. Once you understand the key principles and tricks of the trade, they are easier to work with than traditional wallpaper. You will love hanging one-piece murals as there are no joints to worry about.

Aside from the amazing designs and scenes, you can also create personalized images for your clients that no one else can provide. Murals are perfect for homes and commercial areas, and you will find that hotels, restaurants, schools, and numerous businesses will want their corporate images produced and hung in their offices.

You will learn how to measure, design, and hang murals while understanding the correct pricing structure to ensure high profits on every project. If you are already hanging wallpaper, take the next step and open up a whole new sector of opportunity.