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Inaugural awards to support young talent in the construction industry

The future of the construction industry will be on show at an event next week when the hard work of some of most skilled and talented apprentices from across the region will be recognised at an awards ceremony. The Swansea Bay Construction Support Group’s inaugural awards ceremony will take place on 20 …

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Apprentice Decorator of the Year: Crown Celebrates the Big 40

The Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition is back and bigger than ever, with the nation’s best budding painters and decorators from colleges across the UK taking part. And it’s a landmark year for the competition’s sponsor Crown Paints as the company has now been supporting the contest for 40 …

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19 year-old crowned national Apprentice of the Year

A 19-year-old woman working at the Hinckley branch of the plumbing and heating supplier Pochin has won a prestigious new award. Gina Bennett, who lives in Hinckley, was nominated by the Builders’ Merchants Federation (BMF) as the winner of the Trade Supplier Apprentice of the Year award. Bennett, who arrived …

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BMI National Training Centre flattens Ceiran’s learning curve

The BMI National Training Centre welcomed an old friend, when roofer Ceiran Peel-Price attended one of the centre’s flat roofing courses. Ceiran is no stranger to the BMI National Training Centre – based in Gloucestershire – as he had been a finalist in the pitched roof category of the annual …

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Building Supplies Online appoints first Digital Marketing Apprentice

Building Supplies Online has announced that Jack Harper has joined as its first digital marketing apprentice. The initiative enables the company to proactively develop and augment the pool of specialist ecommerce skills that are essential to its future, while supporting young job seekers in its local community. As a company …

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Fortem plumbing apprentice wins Construction apprentice of the year

Fortem Apprentice Shaheeb Mohammed has been named Construction Apprentice of the year at the Asian Apprenticeship awards. The national award event was held in Birmingham last night and celebrated talented young British Asians, their employers and learning providers from across the UK. From over 300 nominations, awards were presented in …

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2018 Apprentice Decorator of the Year is Crowned

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final pitted seven regional winners against each other as they undertook a timed challenge: completing …

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Apprentice Brings Home Gold to Yorkshire from WorldSkills Competition

Students from Leeds College of Building have been doing Yorkshire proud and showing the rest of the UK how it’s done after bringing home one gold and two highly-commended medals. At the national WorldSkills UK competition – the country’s largest experiential skills, apprenticeships, and careers event – Leeds College of Building apprentice Joseph Turner …

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Young bricklayer works on own home at Wigston housing development

A talented young bricklayer has recently celebrated moving into a house that he helped to build at a popular housing development in Wigston. Luke Martin (23) completed his bricklaying apprenticeship with Westleigh Homes in 2015 and has moved into his magnificent Mayne at Thornhill Fields, the leading housebuilder’s collection of …

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Gorilla Glue is looking for their Apprentice of the Year

Adhesive, tape and sealant brand, Gorilla Glue, brings back the Apprentice of the Year competition for 2019. 13 colleges from across the UK will be battling it out to bring home the Gorilla Glue Apprentice of the Year trophy, for their college. Gorilla Glue Assistant Brand Manager, Leoni Brown, said: …

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