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Chance to nominate for best in Scottish construction

Posted by | 21st July 2015 | Apprenticeship News, Uncategorized

The CITB Pride of Construction Awards 2015 is looking for the country’s best construction workers.

Nominations are now open to find local construction heroes and apprentices to represent Scotland at the awards.

Organised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the annual ceremony recognises the UK’s top construction talent and commends those who have gone above and beyond in their work.

Friends, families, companies and colleges can put forward a very special individual or firm for the Daily Mirror Hero of Construction Award or nominate outstanding trainees for the Apprentice of the Year Award.

Phil Ford, CITB strategic partnerships director for Scotland, said: “The Pride of Construction Awards is an excellent way to recognise and reward those making a difference in our industry and I would encourage individuals and firms to nominate and celebrate the talent we have here in Scotland.”

Previous Scottish winners include, Shetland based apprentice Christopher Smith, who won the UK Outstanding Apprentice of the Year award in 2014.

On winning the award Christopher said: “I’m proud to have received this award.

“The training and support I have received during my apprenticeship from my employer, the NCC and CITB have helped give me a great start in the construction industry.”

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