National finish for Paul

Paul Carpenter with his finished two tone car panel
Paul Carpenter with his finished two tone car panel

A TECHNICAL trainer from Milton Keynes made it to the last four in a national competition.

Paul Carpenter, from refinish coatings distributor MKPE, in Michigan Drive, Tongwell made it down to the four national finalists.

There were 27 participants in the third annual technical trainer of the year awards, run by automotive refinish coatings distributors, iris.

He had six hours to rectify a colour problem by achieving the closest colour match, complete a two tone car panel and refurbish an alloy wheel.