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SkillBuild champion Sandie soars six years on

The 2019 SkillBuild UK National Final will take place at the NEC in Birmingham in just one week. As we prepare to see who will cross the finishing line victorious, we take a look back at former SkillBuild champion, Sandie Webster from Gainsborough. Sandie, 36, competed in the Painting and Decorating category in 2013 and was the first female National ...

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Learning new skills with Knauf Training School

I was recently invited to attend a one-day Airless ready-mixed spray-applied finishes training course with Knauf. I’m a self-employed decorator and I hadn’t had any previous experience in plastering before so I was a little worried I might look a bit silly, but the Training Services Manager Chris quickly put me at ease. We started off with an introduction to what Knauf Airless is and the different range of products that Knauf have to offer. Going through the theory first was really useful as it helped me know what to expect when it was time to do the practical – although the regular cups of tea from Chris also helped a lot!

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TIMBABUILD TRAINING DAY – SCOTLAND

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TIMBABUILD TRAINING DAY – NORTH WEST

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A new generation of training from Hamilton

With an eye on the next generation of professional painters and decorators, leading professional decorating sundries company, Hamilton, has unveiled its brand-new training platform, designed exclusively for students, at this year’s National Painting & Decorating Show.

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