Jewson begins search for Young Tradesperson of 2017

Jewson begins search for Young Tradesperson of 2017

Jewson is calling on all construction professionals under the age of 30 from across the UK to submit their entries for its Young Tradesperson of the Year competition.
Following a successful launch in 2016, Jewson has announced the second Young Tradesperson of the Year competition to showcase and celebrate the work of the building trade’s freshest talent. New for 2017 is the introduction of five entry categories with a grand prize of VIP festival tickets, a holiday abroad and up to £250 worth of building materials from the builders merchant.

Entrants are required to demonstrate their levels of skill and professionalism by submitting examples of their work and answering a short series of questions via the Jewson website by 24th February 2017. Video entries are also encouraged, giving candidates a chance to show off some of their personality.

David Fenton, Marketing Director at Jewson, commented: “The next generation of tradespeople will be responsible for building the Britain of the future and we want to ensure they have the support they need as they start their careers. Celebrating the best of their work will not only encourage them to keep working at perfecting their trade, but can also help more young people to consider a career in construction.”

The competition is open to anyone 30 years of age and under in a skilled trade and working full or part-time in the construction industry. It is also open to apprentices as well as those who have recently received their qualifications. For full terms and conditions, visit:

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