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The prestigious Young Builder of the Year Awards champions and celebrates young people’s achievements

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Young Builder of the Year Awards

There are no awards for 2021, but they will be back on the 19th October 2022

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Patrons’ Event

We are delighted to be holding the next supporters event at the House of Lords in March 2022

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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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Who we are

What do we stand for and what drives us?

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Opportunities

Find career opportunities in construction.

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Young Builder of the Year Awards 2019

Our Supporters

We couldn’t do our work without the support of our sponsors and patrons.

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Latest insights

£20,000 Mowlem Award opens for submissions on 2 September

The Mowlem Award from the B&CE Trust, one of YBUK’s Patrons, is an annual £20,000 grant given to organisations that can demonstrate they will make a real difference towards training and the promotion of health and safety in construction. Launched…

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O’Halloran & O’Brien Academy

O’Halloran & O’Brien Ltd (OHOB) is one of the UK’s leading groundworks and civil engineering contractors. Their Construction Training Academy trains young people, from the ground up and those already qualified who want to diversify, for careers in the construction industry.

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Discover more about supporting Youthbuild UK and how you can help disadvantaged young people succeed.

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