25 October 2021

Find out about the new Industrial Coatings Apprenticeship at UK Careers Fair

Skills Training UK and its partner The Corrodere Academy are inviting job seekers and employers to find out more about the Industrial Coatings Applicator Apprenticeship at the UK Careers Fair at St James’ Park Football Club on the 3rd November.

Industrial and protective coatings professionals are responsible for protecting the nation’s infrastructure from deterioration, including regular maintenance on new and existing building structures and applying new coatings.

The Level 2 Industrial Coating Applicator Apprenticeship is open to all ages and training is delivered in the workplace as well as through classroom workshops and online learning modules. It is one of a suite of courses from Train the Painter, the world’s leading industry recognised and fully accredited Industrial Coatings Applicator Training Programme.

Lucie Pavia, Commercial Director at the Corrodore Academy, says: “We are so excited to support the future of the protective coatings industry and to encourage new, enthusiastic people to work within it. There are so many career opportunities to be had and we, at the Corrodere Academy, are proud to offer a full portfolio of training and qualifications for professionals globally at all levels.”

Skills Training UK is a leading provider of Materials Testing Apprenticeships in the UK and our unique delivery model benefits the employer, employee and specialist training provider, making it easier and more cost-effective for employers to upskill and recruit for Materials Testing positions. Our specialist technical Apprenticeships include the Industrial Coatings Applicator as well as Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Apprenticeships at Level 2, Level 3 and Level 6 Engineer Degree.

Sam Cunningham, Materials Testing Account Manager at Skills Training UK, says: “With these apprenticeships, employers have the opportunity to support both new recruits and existing staff to get industry recognised qualifications while benefitting from up to 100% government co-funding or paying through the Apprenticeship Levy.”

Anyone who attends the careers event 3 November  will have the opportunity to experience what it is like to be an industrial coatings applicator by testing their skills using a virtual reality spray painting machine. There’s a prize of £100 for the best spray painter! Find out more about Industrial Coatings Applicator Level 2 or our range of Materials Testing apprenticeships and get in touch today.

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