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Meet the industry leading partners that help deliver your courses

Meet the industry leading partners that help deliver your courses

The painting and decorating industry is constantly evolving. New technologies, new tools and new formulations are coming to the market all the time, so keeping up with the pace of change can be tough! At Dulux Academy, our aim is that delegates on our courses always use the very latest, state-of-the-art equipment. So, we're proud to work with a range of partners and suppliers to ensure you always have access to the latest gear. Keep reading for details of the partners who provide the kit you'll use at the Academy.

Graco spray machines

For nearly 100 years, Graco have been making spray equipment and we're proud to partner with the market leaders. Graco set the standard for spraying products, and if you attend either the Spray Introduction or the two advanced Spray courses, you'll get hands-on experience with Graco equipment.

Graham and Brown wallpaper

Graham and Brown have been innovating in the wallpaper sector since 1946. Based in Blackburn, Graham and Brown are one of the UK's leading wallpaper manufacturers and the family-run business now also make paint, murals and wall art.

If you attend any of our Wallpaper courses, then you'll use Graham and Brown products. The company also partner with Dulux Academy during Wallpaper Week with a range of competitions and activities running throughout the event.

Mirka tools

Mirka are a world-leader in abrasives technology innovation. They offer a complete range of high-quality abrasives, innovatively designed tools, supplementary products and complete sanding systems. Mirka tools are used on most Dulux Academy courses due to their surface preparation application.

Muraspec wallcoverings

If you attend the Wallpaper Wide Width Vinyls course, then you'll encounter Muraspec products. With a heritage dating back to the 1850s, Muraspec are an international leader in the commercial and bespoke wallcoverings industry. The company have developed a global reputation for outstanding product quality, impressive design, and exceptional customer service and technical support.

NMC-Copley coving

If you're thinking of joining our coving and cornices course, then you'll use NMC-Copley products. NMC-Copley provide an extensive range of coving, Dado rail, ceiling centres and skirting boards as well as architraves, columns and pilasters for use in all types of residential DIY, commercial decorator and interior design renovation projects. Established in 1977 NMC-Copley provide products that give your project an extra-special finish.

Tesa tape

Tesa are a leading adhesive tape manufacturer. You'll use Tesa products if you attend any of the Dulux Academy paint application courses, including Perfect Preparation, Painting and Decorating Stage 1 & 2, and Spray courses.

Vista Digital digital murals and feature walls

Our popular Digital Murals and Feature Walls course features products from Vista Digital. Their revolutionary method of supplying and installing wall murals significantly reduces the installation time and brings huge improvements in quality and durability.

Successfully completing the course also allows you to become an accredited Vista Digital mural installer.

Wrights of Lymm craft products

Wrights of Lymm supply the products for the expert-run Dulux Academy courses for Craft Skills, including Gilding, Marbling, Graining and special effects. Wrights of Lymm specialise in 24 – 6ct gold leaf for palaces, cathedrals and restoration projects, as well as supplying Michelin star restaurants, distillers, food distributors and individuals for home use.

ZipWall dust barriers

ZipWall manufacture the ZipWall® Dust Barrier System for construction, remodelling, and renovation projects. A ZipWall® dust barrier can be set up in just a few minutes without ladders, tape, or damage. You'll use ZipWall products on all Spray courses as well as Painting and Decorating Stage 1 & 2.

Book on a course today, to check out the latest industry gear.