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 £78 per night including breakfast whilst you are training at Dulux Academy in Slough.

For Ashington Delegates Holiday Inn have again agreed rates of £82 per night including breakfast.

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.

Barrie Thompson Wins Design & Decorate Challenge - Oct '17

Barrie Thompson from Barnet, London has been announced as the winner of Dulux Academy's first Design and Decorate Challenge. Barrie will have his own wallpaper design made into a bespoke production and visit the Graham and Brown factory in Blackburn to understand more about the heritage of the brand.

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.