Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style

Posted on October 20, 2021
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Tagged with coating applicator, International Paint, train the painter, uk apprenticeship, vr painting

Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style


At the Corrodere Academy we are committed to encouraging and developing the future of the Protective Coatings industry. So, we’ve partnered with Skills Training UK, and together we are bringing our Protective Coatings Applicator course to the UK apprenticeship scheme.

Train the painter is the world’s leading industry recognised and fully accredited Industrial Coating Applicator Training programme. This apprenticeship programme offers:

  • Simple delivery of the course material
  • No day release for college, all theoretical training completed online
  • Association with a globally recognised and accredited training provider
  • Generous Government funding support
  • No age limit for new Apprentices
  • Any size company can recruit an Apprentice
  • A simple process with Skills Training UK’s expertise


Revolutionary VR painting machine

To celebrate the launch of this apprenticeship, we will be attending the UK Careers Fair at St James’ Park Football Club, Newcastle on 3rd November.

International Paint will also be in attendance to showcase their awesome spray-painting VR machine. Now, experience the work of a Spray-Painting Applicator first hand and compete in our VR competition. The best spray painter will win £100!



We invite all those looking to support the future of the industry to come along and find out how to recruit an apprentice. Plus, have a play with this amazing piece of machinery.

Or, simply come along to chat with us about upskilling and offering the Train the painter training to your staff, please visit our new website. 

There’s more…

The author and creator of Train the painter, Brendan Fitzsimons, will also be in attendance. He will be on-hand to sign copies of his renowned ‘Fitz’s Atlas of Surface Preparation and Coating Application’ book.

Corrodere Director Lucy Pavia 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’.

To visit us at the careers fair, get your free tickets here.

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