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.

Hy Spec Services Ltd
Aaron Sammutt

Sammutt House, Fulmar Way, Dalgety Bay, Fife, KY11 9YX
Tel: 01592 874661

Website –www.hyspecservices.co.uk

Email – admin@hyspecservices.co.uk

Hy Spec Services Ltd
Hy Spec Services Ltd are primarily an industrial painting contractor with over 30 years in the industry. We are approved to offer ICATS training and do this at our head office in Dalgety Bay (near Dunfermline) in Fife. Our experience, facilities and equipment allow us to provide comprehensive training for the ICA, Blasting and Spraying modules.

IMechE Argyll Ruane
Contact: Joanne Goffin

4 Europa View, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield, S9 1XH
Tel 0114 399 5720
Website – https://argyllruane.imeche.org
Email – ArgyllRuane@imeche.org

IMechE Argyll Ruane

IMechE Argyll Ruane are approved ICATS Trainers and offer the popular ICA course from our Sheffield training facility.

Our ICATS trainer is a Fellow of the Institute of Corrosion and a qualified protective coating inspector with many years of practical experience working on challenging applications all over the world.

IMechE Argyll Ruane is based in a modern facility in the heart of Sheffield, just off the M1. There are a range of local amenities and convenient road and rail transport links. Students benefit from an excellent learning environment and a lunch is provided with the course.

Joanne Goffin

14 Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline KY11 8UU
Tel 01383 669004
Website – https://fifendt.imeche.org
Email – FifeNDT@imeche.org

IMechE Fife NDT
IMechE Fife NDT are approved ICATS Trainers and offer the popular ICA course from our Dunfermline training facility. The practical training assessment is carried out at a facility close to our training centre.

Our ICATS trainer is a Fellow of the Institute of Corrosion and a qualified protective coating inspector with many years of practical experience working on challenging applications all over the world.

IMechE Fife NDT is based in a modern facility south of Dunfermline, close by the Rosyth dockyard. There are a range of local amenities and convenient road and rail transport links. Students benefit from an excellent learning environment and a lunch is provided with the course.

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.

Magic Training
Contact: George Vilcan

253-254 Water Road, Wembley HA0 1HX
Tel: +44 (0) 1206 688043, Email: george@magic-training.co.uk

Magic Training LTD: A Premier Construction Training Centre

Magic Training LTD was born out of the need to prepare construction professionals for the modern world of construction engineering and possibilities. We wanted to be part of the next generation of trainers to deliver competent, accredited, and innovative workforce. In a nutshell, Magic Training is a centre of excellence and accreditation of construction industry human resources here in London. 

Because of the constant need of guiding our learners we are here to support any candidate in achieving their dreams. Our team gives 100% to aid candidates evaluating their needs and enrolling them for the right program.


Even though we are a young company, our assessors and trainers are chartered members of CIOB and IOSH with over 12 years experience in construction management and health and safety. All our courses are accredited by the relevant authorities, including CIOB, IOSH, EAL, CORREX, CITB, and ProQual. As a consequence of our approach, we are becoming an industry benchmark for construction training.


With such a team, we can deliver the best core curriculum for construction training and the best-in-class instructional model to ensure that learners are thoroughly prepared for the job market. Our current programs include national vocational qualifications from levels 2 to 7, electrical and painting courses. We also have a variety of short courses on site management safety, site supervision safety, and IOSH working safety.  


Everything about us revolves around quality, commitment, and durability. That is why we have various NVQ programmes to prepare our learners for every aspect of construction work from formwork to painting. We have also included industry management and supervisor courses to ensure that our graduates are ready to play their roles as technicians and future leaders in the construction industry.

Industry focus

We ensure that our learners make informed choices about what to study and how to prepare for the job market. Whether they are already in the industry looking to improve their skillset or new, we have the model designed specifically for their needs.

We can be reached out any time during workdays for a quick orientation. 

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 and training facility: 4 Bowker House, Lee Mill bridge, Ivybridge, Devon, Pl21 9EF, 01752 719701, www.paintel.co.uk

Paintel Ltd
Paintel Ltd is a family run company that has been undertaking painting and maintenance of structures since 1999.

Company co director Kevin Harold, has been working in paints and the protective coatings since 1976, some 47 plus years.

Kevin (technical director) works alongside co directors Joanne Harold (lead auditor and quality director), and son Thomas Harold (contracts director).

 Plus our team of amazing training and support staff including Robert Hurley our senior ICATS trainer. 

 Paintel is a training provider of the ICATS suite of courses as managed and monitored by CORREX.

Paintel offer ICATS training at their offices and training facility in Lee Mill, Devon, close to Plymouth in the South west of the UK. 

 For any enquiries please go to our website or information or call us on the provided number, or email admin@paintel.co.uk

Offshore Painting Services Ltd
Nick Hoult

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

Supply Project Solutions

Unit 6 Willowbrook Laboratory Units, Llandogo Road, St Mellons, Cardiff CF3 0EF
Tel: 07875516461 Email: enquiries@supplyprojects.co.uk


The Global Corrosion Solutions Group Ltd

Howe Moss Drive, Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0GL
Tel: 07616 43887 Email: nicky@thegcsg.com  

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.