Ten apprentices from across the North competed on Friday at South Leicester College to become the PDA Apprentice of the Year. Our apprentices, Joel(Left) and Ed (Right), worked hard to achieve the high standards required for the task in hand. Following an introduction by the PDA’s Chief Executive, Neil Ogilvie, the apprentices spent a full day setting out the design, painting it, applying the stencil using friskit film and finally apply the sponsor’s sticker.
The judges were checking all day for the skills of each individual on the day. Apprentices needed to demonstrate their accuracy in setting out skills, time management, painting accuracy, opacity of paint to realise solid colours, straightness of lines, maintaining a clean and tidy work area as well as achieving an overall high quality finish.
The winning apprentices will be invited to the PDA Trophy Award Luncheon on the 7th July……..fingers crossed for our boys!
Written by Carey Inman-Harrison