Are you a young person in the construction industry? Have you had to beat the odds in order to complete training or gain employment? If so, YouthBuild UK wants to hear from you!
Starting in 1999, the Young Builder of the Year Awards celebrates the achievements of young people within the construction industry who have faced many obstacles and overcome them to forge themselves a career in the construction industry.
There are two categories that can be entered:
All shortlisted finalists will receive a certificate and tools vouchers.
The winner of the 18-24 category will win receive up to £1,500 (including tools), with £750 (including tools) going to the runner up.
The winner of the 14-18 category will receive a prize of up to £750 (including tools) and their school/college/training provider will receive tools worth up to £500.
Entries close on Friday 29th July 2016 and you’ll need to download and complete the application form for your entry.
You should include:
You’ll need to get your teacher/employer/training manager involved as well on your application, as we need them to write about:
Now we’ve told you everything you need to know, now is the time to apply!
Go to the YouthBuild UK website and download the application form for your age category, complete your sections and get your teacher/employer/training manager to complete their sections as well.
Once this is done, send your completed form as a Word document or PDF via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make sure it’s in by Friday 29th July!
Do you feel more inspired about working in construction?
You’re one step closer to a career in construction