PDA welcomes first apprentice from Belfast to competition

An apprentice from Belfast is the first competitor from Northern Ireland to take part in the Painting and Decorating Association‚Äôs Apprentice of the Year competition. Charlie Montgomery, 17, from Carrickfergus, travelled from Belfast to Birmingham to take part in the third regional heat of the new-format Apprentice of the Year competition at Longbridge construction campus […]

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First Scottish heat in national contest for apprentices

The second round of the Painting and Decorating Association‚Äôs Apprentice of the Year competition has taken place at City of Glasgow College. The PDA held the competition event ‚Äď the first ever to take place in Scotland – with 20 apprentices from colleges in Glasgow, Inverness, Fife, Falkirk and Newcastle taking part. Apprentices took on […]

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First heat in national contest for painting apprentices

The first regional heat in the new-format Apprentice of the Year competition has been held by the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) at Accrington and Rossendale College. 16 apprentices from four colleges took part in the gruelling six-hour challenge, which requires apprentices to take a complex design on paper and translate it into a carefully […]

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Flying the flag for the painting and decorating sector

Each year, the Painting and Decorating Association hosts a number of competitions and events that are designed to showcase excellence in the sector, promoting the benefits of choosing trusted, qualified and experienced businesses such as PDA Members. Each of these events has a valuable role to play in raising the profile of the sector, both […]

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