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Derby College has hosted the national final of the Guild of Bricklayers' annual skills competition at its Derby Construction Academy.

Eighteen students and apprentices from throughout the UK attended the competition organised by the Guild of Bricklayers.

Jewson has named our Brickwork student Matthew Woodhouse as a winner in its 2017 Young Tradesperson of the Year competition.

Matthew (16) is a pupil at John Flamstead Community School in Denby and attends Derby College's Ilkeston campus one day a week to complete vocational qualifications alongside his GCSE programme. You can discover more about our Brickwork courses by visting our wesbite

He was nominated by his Derby College Construction tutors Bill Bentley and Clive Smith for the Jewson award and was crowned the Best Young Tradesperson under 18 after impressing the judges with his skill and passion for the trade.

A former CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) apprentice at Derby College has won the silver medal in a prestigious national bricklaying competition and now has his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

A former Construction apprentice at Derby College will take part in a national skills competition this month with his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

A Derby College Construction Apprentice is laying the foundations for a successful career in the building industry.

Jordan Richards from Ilkeston, works at Derby-based firm G F Tomlinson and is celebrating after scooping a prestigious industry award. He was awarded a regional Guild of Bricklayers award.

Twentysix pupils from six local schools competed in four different construction skills challenges organised by staff and students at Derby College.

A former Derby College Construction apprentice has won a place in Squad UK for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Zack Lysaczenko is now in with the chance of representing the UK construction industry on the world stage after excelling in the finals of the WorldSkills UK skills competitions in Birmingham. 

Learners on the Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy at Derby College's Ilkeston campus have come to the aid of a local scout group after their front wall was knocked down.

 

Derby North MP Amanda Solloway has praised an initiative to boost young people's job opportunities and meet the recruitment needs of local employers. 

 A former Construction apprentice at Derby College will take part in a national skills competition next week with his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

Zack Lysaczenko from Chellaston won a place in the three-day UK Skillbuild final at Birmingham’s NEC National Skills Show (Thursday November 19 to 21) after representing Derby College in the regional competition earlier this year.

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