Applications for the 2018 Young Builder of the Year Awards are now openCoopsy
Applications for the 2018 Young Builder of the Year Awards are now open
Who will be the 2018 Young Builder of the Year?
Could you be a finalist?
Applications open on 1st June and close on 31st July.
To find out how to apply please go to the 2018 Awards page.
The Young Builder of the Year Awards celebrate the achievements of young people who despite having to overcome personal barriers have succeeded in training for and or gaining employment in the construction industry.
The competition which began in 2000 is open to young builders from across the UK and is now entering its 19th year.
The twenty finalists will be invited to the Awards Ceremony, which will be held at the House of Commons on Wednesday 17th October 2018, when the winners will be announced.
We are seeking applications from young builders who are: –
- in employment and/or training aged between 18 and 24 years old.
- still in education or training (including apprentices) aged between 14 and 18 years old.
For 2018 there is a prize fund of £7,500 and all shortlisted finalists will receive a certificate and tools prize and have a trip on the London Eye.
Subject to the judge’s discretion the winner of the 18 – 24 year old category may receive up to £1,500 (including tools), with further awards to the runners up.
The winner of the 14 to 18 year old category will receive up to £750 (including tools) and their educational establishment will receive tools worth up to £500.