ICATS Approved Training Providers

The approved training providers listed below will deal with all registration and certification of applicators.

Available modules, course fees and dates can be obtained directly from the Approved Training Providers.

      IMechE Argyll Ruane

      4 Europa View, Sheffield Business Parks Sheffield S9 1XH
      Tel 0114 399 5720
      Website – argyllruane.imeche.org
      Email – argyllruane@imeche.org

      IMechE Arguyll Ruane
      IMechE Argyll Ruane are approved ICATS Trainers registered to deliver the 5 day ICA training course at Hodge-Clemco, 36 Orgreave Dr, Sheffield S13 9NR.

      We are the official global training partner of the Institute of Corrosion and have 35 years’ experience of providing specialist training in NDT and Corrosion Prevention. Our Certified Trainers for the ICATS scheme have many years’ experience in the painting industry and our partnership with leading blasting and spraying equipment provider, Hodge-Clemco, enables us to offer industry-leading facilities and training.

      IMechE Argyll Ruane operates to ISO standards 9001.

      Lunch will be provided with the course and there is a range of accommodation nearby.

      All documentation will be submitted to Correx Ltd for applicator registration and certification.

      Jack Tighe Ltd
      Sam Panter

      Redbourne Mere, Kirton Lindsey, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 4NW
      Tel (01652) 640003 . Fax (01652) 648442
      Website – www.jacktighe.com
      Email – sam@jacktighe.com

      Jack Tighe Ltd
      Jack Tighe Ltd are approved ICATS Trainers registered to train all current modules including the Abrasive blasting and Spray painting specialist modules. Jack Tighe has an approved ICATS Training Facility at their Head Office in Kirton Lindsey and also offer training at a customer’s site if required. The practical training assessment would be carried out at our factory locations close to the training centre.

      Our in-house Certified Trainers for the ICAT scheme are all currently working in the painting industry and have years of valuable hands on knowledge and experience. We are a contracting company who we consider are the best qualified to deliver the industry approved training.

      Jack Tighe offers flexible training for all customer requirements and workloads which would include block 5 day course bookings or the course spread over a number of weeks. All documentation will be submitted to Correx Ltd for applicator registration and certification.

      There will be a lunch provided with the course and there are also suitable hotels and B&B’s within 10 miles of the Training Facility.

      K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd

      30 Brewery Road, Islington, London, N7 9NH
      Tel (0207) 688 6888
      Website – www.kmdecorating.co.uk
      Email – icats@kmdecorating.co.uk

      K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd
      K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd are approved ICATS Trainers registered to deliver the 5 day ICA training course at its Kings Cross training centre in the heart of Greater London.

      Our in-house Certified Trainers for the ICAT scheme are qualified in the painting industry and form part of the management team.  K&M has 30 years of trade experience with its own Industrial and protective coatings division and has the benefit of our Managing Director being a prominent figure in the training of people within the industry and who last year was appointed a trustee board member of the CITB.

      K&M operate to ISO standards 9001, 14001 & 18001.

      Lunch will be provided with the course and there are hotels and B&B’s situated within walking distance of the Training Facility.

      All documentation will be submitted to Correx Ltd for applicator registration and certification.

      Livingstone Surface Treatments Ltd
      Eddie Blackmore

      Unit 4, The Energy Coast Business Centre, Haile, Egremont, Cumbria, CA22 2NH
      Tel: +44 (0) 1946 841191, Website: www.livingstonesurfaces.co.uk

      Livingstone Surface Treatments Ltd
      Livingstone Surface Treatments Ltd are delighted to be the accredited ICATS external training provider for the North West of England, established in 1975, we have a wealth of experience in corrosion control, we offer competitive, flexible solutions to your training requirements and are happy to discuss either 5 day courses or 1 day per week courses for 5 weeks to enable minimum disruption to your labour requirements. we are in Egremont, Cumbria, approx 2 miles from the Sellafield nuclear plant and have many affordable hotels nearby.

      Company director Eddie Blackmore TICorr is the trainer, he has worked in the corrosion control industry since 1992 and is an ICorr level 2 Paint and Coatings Inspector.

      M J Services Ltd
      Contact: Darren Rainbow

      Unit 4, Shibdon Business Park, Cowen Road, Blaydon, Tyne and Wear, NE21 5TX
      Tel: +44 (0) 191 414 5700, Email: info@mjsltd.co.uk

      MJ Services
      MJ Services has been a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of specialist surface preparation and coating equipment since 2000. They offer training in all aspects of spray painting and surface preparation either on site or at their fully equipped workshops in Gateshead.

      MJ Services success has been built on solid foundations. Over the years they have accumulated considerable expertise and at their purpose-built factory in Gateshead. We are now accredited to deliver both Spray Painting and Abrasive Blast cleaning ICATS Specialist modules.

      Paintel Ltd
       Kevin Harold

      Paintel Office & Training Facility: Ivybridge, Devon
      Website: www.paintel.co.uk/contact.php

      Paintel Ltd
      Paintel Ltd is a family run company that has been undertaking Painting and Maintenance of structures since 1999. Company Director Kevin Harold has worked within the Industrial Coatings and Corrosion Protection Industry for nearly 40 years. The ICATS training we provide is aimed both at individuals seeking to achieve the ICATS qualifications and businesses looking for a package to train and manage the ongoing ICATS training requirements you may have.

      We offer the options of:

      • Training based at the Paintel premises in Ivybridge, Devon, which is an Approved ICATS Training Centre, easily accessible by plane (Exeter Airport), train or car

      • Training based at your business premises if the right conditions apply

      • Or (for larger groups) training based in a conference type facility with arrangements for the practical’s.

      • Light lunches, snacks and drinks are provided and inclusive in the fees

      In addition to the delivering the ICATS Theory & Practical training units we make the process clear by registering and applying for the required ICATS cards on behalf of all our trainees and follow the process right through from training to gaining the qualifications. We also advise on the process to take the CITB Health Safety & Environment Test and then how to apply for CSCS cards for applicators.

      Offshore Painting Services Ltd
      Nick Hoult

      7 Leckwith Road, Bootle, Liverpool, L30 6UF
      Tel: 151 521 5929, email: training@ops-wind.co.uk, Website: www.offshorepaintingservices.co.uk

      Offshore Painting Services Ltd
      The team at Offshore Painting Services are delighted to have been accredited by ICATS and selected to provide their approved training courses in the North West.

      Offshore Painting Services hold a number of ISO standards, including 9001, and now bring an enviable reputation within the wind industry to its new training facility based in the North West, conveniently located at the end of the M57/M58 motorway networks on

      Training is provided by first-class trainers who have practical experience of their subject matter and is offered in our new, bespoke facility; the ICATS syllabus is delivered to the exacting standards expected by ICATS in our state-of-the-art classrooms complimented by hands-on exercises in purpose-built painting and blasting units.

      For further information and details regarding forthcoming courses please call 0151 521 5929, or email us at training@ops-wind.co.uk

      Stream Marine Training
      Martin White

      Kintyre House, St Andrews Crescent, West Campus Glasgow International Airport, Paisley, PA3 2TQ
      Tel: 0141 212 8777, Website: www.streammarinetraining.com

      Stream Marine Training
      Stream Marine Training offer a 5 day ICATS training course from our head office and training site based at Glasgow International Airport. For people in North England, Scotland and overseas this offers an easily accessible location. The scheme has a mandatory basic unit “Industrial Coatings Applicator” that comprises of 6 modules: Health and Safety, Site Access, Plant and Equipment, Surface Preparation, Paint Types and Application and Quality Control. If you would like further information on training packages tailored to your organization please call us on 0141 212 8777 or visit our website www.streammarinetraining.com

      We strongly believe in delegate welfare and quality training. A designated member of our team will be there to attend to any queries and assist you when required throughout your course. If you require accommodation we have a range of cost effective corporate agreements with hotels on the airport campus within a few minutes’ walk of the office or close by we have B&B accommodation ranging from £30 per night.

      Stream Marine Training are a Scottish Enterprise account managed business and actively work with other businesses and individuals to look at grants and funding options towards training courses. Ask us for more details on how we can help you.

      Contact: Craig Fyfe

      Kirkhill Commercial Park, Dyce Avenue, Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0LQ, Tel: +44 (0) 1224 794 800, Email: info@survivex.com, Website: www.survivex.com

      Survivex deliver the industrial coatings applicator training scheme (ICATS) from our state-of-the-art centre in Aberdeen.

      We are an approved provider of both the basic ICATS Industry Coatings Applicator modules and additional specialist modules.

      The training is delivered by our handpicked in-house instructors who have extensive experience in industrial surface preparation and coatings application.

      Our purpose-built fabric maintenance facilities and expert instructors allow us to offer the best possible training services that meet your precise needs. We are fully equipped to manage the on-going training requirements of companies with any size workforce, and support individuals seeking the ICATS qualification.

      Contact us today to train with the real experts in industrial coatings application.

      Wardle Painters Limited
      Michelle Marks

      Unit 5, Wimborne Building, Atlantic Way, Barry CF63 3RA
      Tel: 01446 748620 Email: mmarks@wardlepainters.co.uk

      Wardle Painters Limited
      Wardle Painters Limited are approved ICATS trainers. The ICATS training we provide is aimed at both individuals seeking to achieve the ICATS qualifications and businesses with ongoing training requirements.

      Our facility is easily accessible by plane (Cardiff Wales Airport) car or train and there are many affordable hotels and B&Bs in the local vicinity.

      Light lunches, snacks and drinks are provided and, of course, are inclusive in our fees. For course dates and any additional information please contact us either by telephone or email as above. Our trainer will be very happy to discuss any training requirements with you prior to booking.