Short Courses

Basic Wallpapering for Master Painters Association

This course will give a qualified painter the knowledge and skills to proficiently apply wallpaper. Melbourne Polytechnic's short course in Basic Wallpapering provides a quick and succinct opportunity for qualified painters wanting to expand on their skills.

Course Code: SBU051

Wallpapering is certainly back in fashion and you can learn the latest tips and techniques for applying wallpaper like a professional paper hanger.






Trades College
03 9269 8615


1 day
Total Hours: 8

Course Outline

  • surface preparation
  • various types of wall paper

Course Outcomes

  • Upon completion of this course qualified painters will be able to:
  • identify wallpapering tools and equipment
  • demonstrate the safe and effective use of all wallpapering tools and equipment
  • identify various types of wallpaper
  • apply wallpaper to straight walls – internal and external corners
  • cutting around light fittings and fixtures
  • apply long lengths of wallpaper
  • types of adhesives and self-adhesive paper

Recognising Organisations

Master Painters Association

Suitable For

  • Qualified Painters

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Participants will need to wear work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, protective eye glasses, and dust mask), and also bring a pen and notebook.


You must be a qualified painter to participate in this course.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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