23 January 2019
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In support of training excellence

tesa, recognised throughout the painting and decorating sector for its Precision range of masking tapes, is playing a key role in supporting the industry’s skills shortage.

In line with its philosophy to provide tradesmen with the right tools for the job, the company is supplying its range of Professional masking tapes to Dulux Academy. tesa has been a supplier partner for the academy since its formal opening in March 2016. To date, the academy has trained over 4,500 decorators and apprentices, many benefiting from using the tesa product range during their courses.

Dulux Academy now delivers training at over 10 UK venues through a partnership with colleges across the UK, meeting the demands of a wide demographic of painters and decorators. It provides top-class training by industry experts, who identified tesa’s Precision range as their preferred masking tape. Using quality products, innovative techniques and the latest technology, course attendees enjoy theory and practical sessions, supported by interactive demonstrations where they can put their new-found knowledge to the test.

tesa’s Precision Mask Indoor, Precision Sensitive (low tack), and Precision Mask Outdoor tapes are used in training sessions to demonstrate the benefits of using quality tape to avoid paint bleed and get the best results first time. tesa’s EasyCover, a 2-in-1 masking tape and protection film for large-area masking, is also one of the products showcased.

During a visit by the tesa team to the Dulux Academy flagship facility in Slough, tesa's Greg Perkins, key account manager, Craftsmen Trade, and Donna Smith, trade marketing manager, presented them with a new framed display, showcasing some of the tapes needed during decorating jobs to help delegates identify which tape they need for specific jobs.

Perkins commented: “We are proud to be associated with a prestigious brand and to be supporting the painting and decorating workforce of the future.”

Vickie Mather, Dulux Academy Lead, pictured above right with her team, added: “tesa has been a fantastic supplier partner to Dulux Academy since opening. Through Greg [Perkins}, they have actively supported our course delegates, providing them with experience of using the very best products our industry can offer – we simply couldn’t do what we do without their support.”

Author
Brian Wall

Related Websites

http://www.tesa.co.uk

Related Companies

tesa UK Ltd

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