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Nominations for the 2024 Young Builder of the Year Awards will open in Spring


2023 Young Builder of the Year Awards

Brhane Hagos Winner 19 – 24 Year old category

2023 Young Builder of the Year Awards

Andrei Avasiloaie Winner 14 -18 year old category

Sponsors’ and Patrons’ Reception

The 2024 Reception will be held in the River Room, House of Lords on 26 March. Let us know if you’re interested in attending

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Building Pathways event

Harnessing industry best practice. Next event June 6 2024. Contact us now to book your place

Building Pathways

Youthbuild UK

For more than 20 years we have championed the cause of disadvantaged young people by working with employers and organisations in the construction industry to share best practice and to celebrate young people’s success through our prestigious annual awards

Celebrating achievement

Zinnia’s story
The road to success

Zinnia was the winner of the 2018 YBUK Young Builder of the Year Awards. She had a difficult journey, but with the right help and guidance she acquired the skills to succeed in her chosen trade. Discover Zinnia’s remarkable story.

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Young Builder of the Year Awards 2019

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Latest insights

Brhane’s story

Brhane arrived in the UK, as an unaccompanied child refugee aged 14. Undeterred, he studied hard and won an apprenticeship with Durkan. Brhane was Youthbuild UK Young Builder of the Year in 2023

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Andrei’s story

Andrei came to the UK aged just 9. Here, he has faced, racism, violence, housing problems, and limited opportunities. Given a chance by Classic Builders, he’s become one their best ever apprentices. No surprise then that Andrei was the Youthbuild Young Builder of the Year 2023 in the 14 – 18 category.

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