CITB - Introduction to Paper Hanging

This is a two-day course aimed at people who have little or no experience of wallpapering. You will learn the basics including preparing the wall to receive wallpaper, the tools that would use and what to look for when buying wallpapering tools. You will also hang foundation papers to ceilings and walls. On the second day you will hang non-matching vinyl wallpaper to walls in a variety of situations. The emphasis will be on developing good skills that you can build on in the workplace.

Paperhanging Introduction

This is a 2 Day Course

Course Cost - £460.00 plus vat

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

You will cover the following:

  • Adopt safe and healthy work practices, procedures and skills relating to the method/area of work
  • Use methods of calculating quantity, length, area and wastage associate with the method/procedure to hang wallcoverings.
  • Check suitability of surfaces to receive wallpaper. This will involve looking at different surfaces and discussing how you would treat them before hanging wallpaper.
  • Preparation of pastes and adhesives. You will look at a range of pastes and discuss what they used for, this will include cellulose paste, starch pastes and ready mixed paste.
  • Prepare and hang foundation paper, textured/relief finishing papers to walls.
  • Work around electrical fittings and pipework.
  • Safe use of access equipment, hand tools and associated equipment.

Course Objectives:

Students will be able to adopt safe and healthy work practices, procedures and skills

Students will be able to understand methods of calculating quantity, length, area and wastage

Students will be able to check suitability of surfaces to receive wallpaper.

Students will be able to understand preparation of pastes and adhesives.

Students will be able to prepare and hang foundation paper, textured/relief finishing papers to walls

Students will be able to work around electrical fittings and pipework

Students will understand safe use of access equipment, hand tools and associated equipment

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This course is a stand alone course and does not require a prerequisite course to be completed before hand.

If you are unsure as to whether this course is for you then please chat to us.

If you are not yet CITB registered and want to find out more about the funding available then please get in touch.

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