ICATS & Trainthepainter

Jack Tighe Ltd is an approved ICATS and Trainthepainter training provider, registered to train all current modules including the Abrasive Blasting and Spray Painting specialists modules.

The Company has approved 5 star training facilities at the Head Office in Kirton Lindsey, Lincolnshire and at our Foxhills Industrial Estate factory in Scunthorpe.  We can also offer training at a customer's site if required.  The practical training assessments would be carried out at our factory location close to the training centre.

Our training providers take advantage of the fact that Jack Tighe Ltd has over 50 years experience within the painting industry, specialising in onsite abrasive blast cleaning and application of protective coatings within the construction, maintenance and marine industries.  The majority of our work is carried out on refineries, railway structures, power stations, highway structures, marine establishments (both commercial and Ministry of Defence), jetties and pipelines.  Our inhouse Certified Trainer Trainers for both the ICATS and Trainthepainter courses are all currently working in the painting industry and have years of valuable hand-on practical knowledge and experience, in addition to the theory, to pass onto all applicants.

Over 90% of our own operatives hold ICATS Specialist Module accreditation with supervisors achieving the Supervisor level of certification.

This statistic, taken together with our recently achieved Trainthepainter training accreditation, confirms our position as one of the leading proponents of industrial painter training in the UK.

Jack Tighe Ltd can offer flexibility in training for all customer's requirements and workloads.  Courses can be carried out in block 5 day periods or can be spread, 1 or 2 days a week, over a number of weeks. 

There will be a lunch provided with the course and there are also suitable hotels and B&Bs within 10 miles of the training facility.


All documentation will be submitted to Correx Ltd and/or MPI Group for applicator registration and certification.

We believe that as a leading specialist painting contracting company in the UK, we are the best qualified to deliver the industry approved training.