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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.

Television star Nick Knowles has visited Construction learnerss at the Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy at Derby College's Ilkeston campus to thank them for their involvement in the recent BBC DIY SOS Big Build project.

The Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy at Derby College will be officially launched at the Ilkeston campus in Pimlico, Ilkeston, on Thursday May 21 with an information day for potential applicants.

Former bricklayer and a member of the first Big Brother series Craig Phillips will be at the campus between 2pm and 5pm - meeting the young people and lending his support for the Academy.

 

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