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Description - Painting and Decorating by Derek Butterfield

This textbook presents a series of concise, simply written and well
illustrated technical information sheets, providing essential job
knowledge and understanding for the painter and decorator. It gives
thorough coverage of materials and equipment ? both decorative and
industrial ? currently in use, and gives useful guidance on
specification. Throughout, considerable emphasis is placed on
safety precautions.
The sixth edition has been extensively revised to include new
developments in tools, equipment and materials, particularly with
regard to spray painting technology and the move to low VOC paints.
The chapters on scaffolding and health and safety have also been
thoroughly updated to ensure they reflect current regulations and
best practice.

The content covers the knowledge evidence for both National
Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and Scottish Vocational
Qualifications (SVQs) in painting and decorating. The book?s
extensive but concise information will also make it an excellent
reference for practising painters and decorators.

provides essential job knowledge for NVQ Levels 2 and 3
students of painting and decorating

full colour edition of this highly successful text, first
published in 1975

thoroughly revised to cover new developments in tools,
equipment, materials, scaffolding, and health and safety

completely new colour illustrations with information presented
in simple, structured information sheets

also of interest to the professional needing specialist
up-to-date information

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781444335019
ISBN-10: 1444335014
Format: Paperback / softback
(240mm x 186mm x 21mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Derek Butterfield

Derek Butterfield, formerly Curriculum Manager for Construction Crafts at Reading College.

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