Dulux Academy

Dulux Academy opens its latest partner facility in Lincoln

  • 4 May 2018

  • Share

The Dulux Academy has expanded its nationwide reach by opening a new training facility, in partnership with Lincoln College.

This partnership comprises part of Dulux Academy’s commitment to train up 10,000 UK professionals by 2020 and was officially opened with an event for local business in the painting and decorating industry.

The new Dulux Academy will offer hands-on, engaging training courtesy of the academy’s team of industry leading experts, taking place in a learning environment designed to make the most of the experience.

Courses give participants the knowhow, understanding and skillset needed to propel them forward into their future or existing careers.

Dulux Academy

Tamsyn Lawton, Director of Education and Training Delivery at Lincoln College, commented: “Sponsoring this facility means we can facilitate industry led courses for those already in the trade, continue to build strong employer links and champion our painting and decorating courses by investing in student and staff development.”

Every year, the Dulux Academy is set to be transformed with the Dulux Colour of the Year, painted by students to help them realise their gold standard work experience award and ensure they are up to date with the latest industry trends and techniques.

Mark Rigby, Skills Development Consultant for the Dulux Academy, said the company were ‘thrilled’ to be launching the facility.

He added he was excited to see the training offered by Dulux Academy expand its reach throughout the country and that the support from Lincoln College had been excellent.

Paul Wilcockson, Painting and Decorating Lecturer at Lincoln College said students will benefit greatly by having this partner Dulux Academy on site.

“We are keen to work with more trade businesses and create industry focused partnerships that can add to our learners’ experience,” he added.

For more info on how to attend one of the nationwide training courses at a Dulux Academy, visit www.duluxacademy.co.uk

Dulux Trade
ICI Paints AkzoNobel
Wexham Road
Slough
Berkshire
SL2 5DS
UK

Leave a Reply

More articles

Wrightstyle

Designing in light: a Wrightstyle article focusing on civic architecture

Wrightstyle can cost-effectively turn architectural vision into design reality, creating exceptional architecture to inspire communities.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Glazing, Health & Safety, Lighting, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Windows

  • Share
Axion

Axion: business models for recycling are changing for the better

Richard McKinlay, Axion’s Head of Circular Economy, suggests changing business models for plastic recycling could lead to a range of benefits.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Posts, Research & Materials Testing, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Waste Management & Recycling

  • Share
Screen Shot 2018-11-16 at 11.19.41

Alumasc Rainwater provides finishing touch for listed Suffolk building

Alumasc Heritage Cast Aluminium Rainwater was chosen to replace cast iron gutters and downpipes as part of the major renovation of a listed Suffolk building

Posted in Articles, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias

  • Share
Keystone Lintels

Bringing derelict buildings back to their former glory with Keystone Lintels

In this article, Ben Cheetham, Technical Sales & Specification Manager at Keystone Lintels, talks about the thrill of seeing a derelict building brought back to life.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Canopies, Entrances & Column Casings, Case Studies, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

  • Share