Redland apprentice of the year 2017
7 July, 2017: 201 words, 1-minute read
We are delighted to congratulate Tom Knight, a RoofTrain apprentice, on his Highly Commended Award at Redland Apprentice of the Year, 2017. Tom was chosen as one of country's best roofing apprentices after two days of intense competition.
it boosted my confidence and taught me the skills I need to run my own business Tom Knight
The competition is challenging but rewarding, and introduces competitors to other sides of the industry which Tom knows will further his career.
the competition was brilliant; it really stretched the lads Alan Lander, RoofTrain
Tutor Alan Lander of the South West Roof Training Group, said the competition is the first of its kind in the roofing sector and a boost to all the contestants.
we couldn't deliver training without Redland's support. It's priceless. Alan Lander, RoofTrain
The competition peaked with the Apprentice of the Year Awards Dinner attended by the ten finalists, their tutors, employers, and judges. Tom returned home with a bag full of trade tools and a promise of a lifetime supply of free-of-charge courses at the Redland National Training Centre.
Our thanks also go to Tom's employer, Nathan Wheeler of Wheeler Roofing Services in Truro, for his support in this prestigious event.