Midlands apprentices brush up on skills for contest

A nationwide challenge for painting and decorating apprentices has held its Midlands heat at South and City College Birmingham. The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) Apprentice of the Year competition event took place at the college, with 11 apprentices battling it out for a place in the final. It‚Äôs the 35th year the PDA has […]

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Apprentices brush up on skills for first round of contest

The first regional heat of a nationwide challenge for painting and decorating apprentices has taken place at North Kent College, Gravesend. The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) hosted the Southern round of its Apprentice of the Year competition at the college, with 11 apprentices from across the region taking part. It‚Äôs the 35th year the PDA […]

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PDA Paperhanger competition is underway

The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) has hosted the first part of a nationwide competition for apprentices at Doncaster College and University Centre. The PDA‚Äôs Apprentice Paperhanger of the Year competition has seen record entries this year with 18 apprentices battling it out in Doncaster this month and a second date added in July to […]

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PDA Chief Executive hails record year for apprentice competition

Chief Executive of the Painting and Decorating Association, Neil Ogilvie, has thanked competitors, colleges, sponsors and judges following the Grand Final of our Apprentice of the Year competition. A record number of entrants in 2022 prompted a change in format for the contest, with a regional heat in Scotland introduced for the first time alongside […]

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