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 welcomes apprenticeship support

The Chief Executive of the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) has welcomed government action on boosting apprenticeships. The PDA is the UK‚Äôs largest trade body for professional painters and decorators, and hosts two nationwide competitions each year that showcase the precision and skill required of apprentices in the sector. A new package of support announced […]

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National Apprenticeship Week

5 – 11 February 2024 National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2024 is the 17th annual celebration of apprenticeships. The week brings together everyone passionate about apprenticeships to celebrate the value, benefit and opportunity that they bring. Skills for life The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2024 is ‚ÄúSkills for Life‚ÄĚ. Apprenticeships are encouraging everyone to consider […]

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