The great Graco giveaway at this year’s P&D Show

This year’s Painting and Decorating Show took place at the Ricoh Arena on 27th and 28th November. Celebrating the best of the vibrant painting and decorating industry, thousands of visitors enjoyed the UK’s biggest national showcase of products and brands.

Beanie Hat Competition - Enter to win!

20 Dulux Academy Beanie hats to be won!

To enter you must comment on the Promoter's Facebook free prize draw competition post responding with ‘me’ between 8am on Wednesday 5th December 2018 and 12pm on Sunday 9th December 2018. 
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Win a Graco GXFF Airless Sprayer at the Painting & Decorating Show

Visit the Dulux Academy stand 49 and the Painting and Decorating show for your chance to win a Graco GXFF Airless Sprayer. Simply answer all 3 questions correctly and complete with your information to go into the prize draw. 

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Black Friday Offer Only: 50% off

On Black Friday only we have a one off discount offering you 50% off all of our Wallpaper and Spray courses.

Courses include: Spray Introduction, Spray Advanced HVLP, Spray Advanced Airless, Kitchen and Furniture Refurbishment, Wallpaper Introduction, Wallpaper Intermediate, Wallpaper Advanced, Relief Wallpaper, Wallpaper - Wide Width Vinyls, Digital Murals and Feature Walls. Offer is only valid on bookings made on Friday 23rd November 2018 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. Please note that the places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. No cash alternative. 

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Dulux Academy paints the town red with On The Tools Awards

Dulux Academy are the proud winners of the 2018 On the Tools ‘Training Excellence Award’.

The On The Tools Awards aims to celebrate and reward construction workers, sub- contractors, tools and equipment manufacturers and construction companies from across the UK.

Dulux Academy receives CiTB Approved status

The Dulux Academy has been officially recognised as an outstanding provider of training by becoming a CiTB Approved Training Organisation (CiTB ATO).

The endorsement is a result of the exceptional training provided by the Dulux Academy where courses designed to help decorators upskill, build their business and hone their design knowledge are continuously delivered to defined and industry-agreed standards.

International Wallpaper Week 2018: Design and Decorate Challenge

Get ready for the second edition of  Design and Decorate challenge hosted by Dulux Academy in partnership with Graham & Brown! 

Have you sketched your designs yet? 

Dulux Academy opens its latest facility in Lincoln

The Dulux Academy has extended its reach across the UK by opening a new training facility in partnership with Lincoln College. The new partnership forms part of Dulux Academy’s commitment to upskill 10,000 UK professionals by 2020 and was officially opened with an event for local business in the painting and decorating industry in the area.



A great deal for Dulux Academy customers

Dulux Academy, AkzoNobel and the Holiday Inn have teamed up to be able to offer a special room rate of £79 per night including breakfast whilst you are training at Dulux Academy in Slough.


Highly Commended at the 2017 BCF Awards - Nov '17

Following a win last year Dulux Academy was awarded an Excellence in Training Highly Commended Certificate at the 2017 BCF Awards. The achievement recognises the developments over the year, including the launch of our second purpose built Academy in Ashington, Northamberland and reaffirms our position as the home of painting and decorating excellence.

Dulux Academy Wins BCF Excellence in Training Award

Dulux Academy has been honoured at a national awards event as the industry leaders for training and development. Beating off the competition to win the coverted Excellence in Training award at the British Coatings Federation annual awards, the Dulux Academy received the accolade in front of an audience of industry peers.

Dulux Academy Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Free Masterclasses

To mark this year's tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week 6th - 10th March, Dulux Academy provided free places on "Masterclass" events which took place at the flagship Dulux Academy in Slough as well as at Leeds College of Building.