9th May 2023

The Preparation Group Unveils Refurbished Training School

The Preparation Group, a leading mechanical surface preparation equipment manufacturer and contractor, is excited to announce the launch of its newly remodelled Training School. Located in the historic city of Lincoln, the purpose-built facility offers construction industry professionals an ideal space to host training days, product launches, demonstrations, and more.

With over 31 years of experience in the industry, The Preparation Group places a high priority on
quality services, innovation, sustainability, and exceptional customer care. However, the company’s
unparalleled dedication to upskilling its workforce and the construction industry as a whole is what
truly sets it apart.

“Our aim is to share our expertise in order to raise awareness and knowledge of mechanical surface
preparation methods and their importance,” said Tracey Glew, Managing Director of The
Preparation Group. “By breaking down the barriers that prevent many people from pursuing a career
in the construction industry, we are helping to build a more skilled workforce that is better equipped
to meet the demands of the industry in the 21st century.”

The company’s virtual training school, set to launch in late 2023, will provide comprehensive
education in equipment operation and maintenance, surface preparation techniques, and industry
best practices. Students will receive a balanced curriculum of independent desk-based and practical
training, equipping them to confidently handle a range of working scenarios. This expansion will also
allow global customers and partners to benefit from The Preparation Group’s expertise and training

“Our in-person training is available for construction industry professionals throughout the UK, and
our virtual expansion will help us reach a wider audience,” added Tracey Glew. “We are proud to
offer accessible, high-quality training and support to our customers across our industry and beyond.”
The new Training School offers a versatile and well-equipped environment in the historic heart of
Lincoln. With over 500m2 of space and a variety of surfaces, including resin systems, terrazzo, and
concrete, the facility provides businesses with an ideal space to host training days, product
launches, demonstrations, and more.

In addition to its training and upskilling efforts, The Preparation Group continues to innovate and
develop new technologies and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of its services. Its
range of specialised equipment is designed to be versatile and adaptable, allowing the company to
tackle a wide range of surface preparation tasks. From shotblasters to hand grinders and a huge
range of accessories, its equipment is designed to meet the diverse needs of its clients.

The Preparation Group also endeavours to maximise sustainability, choosing methods that minimise
its environmental impact where possible, while ensuring that its clients receive the most sustainable
and cost-effective solutions for their surface preparation needs.

“At The Preparation Group, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional results while also making a
positive impact on our industry and beyond,” said Tracey Glew. “With our investment in upskilling
and training, our innovative approach to surface preparation services and equipment manufacturing,
we continue to build a more skilled and sustainable construction industry that is equipped for the

To learn more about The Preparation Group and its newly remodelled Training School, or to enquire
about training and using the space, please visit www.thepreparationgroup.com or contact +44
(0)1522 561 460 to speak to a member of the team directly.