The first ever Redland Apprentice of The Year has been a huge success, to find out who won watch our video in the gallery below!
Or to read about the event follow the link below
The challenge is on for roofing apprentices, who are one day looking to run their own business, to come forward to convince us that they are the most likely to succeed!
Ten finalists will be invited, along with their course tutor, to attend the two-day final on the 27th and 28th June.
It’s a competition that will test several aspects of a well-rounded apprentice, not just skills on the roof. Finalists will receive professional coaching on all aspects of running a roofing business and will take part in “knowledge-sharing sessions” with roofing industry leaders, before battling it out to see who the Redland Apprentice of the Year 2017 will be!
Please note that this years competition has taken place and entries are closed, Watch this space for more information on 2018!
Simply answer one of the following questions:
1. Tell us about a project you’ve worked on that has inspired you.
2. Tell us about a building that inspires you and why.
3. Tell us about someone who has inspired you to succeed.
Entries can be in the form of an essay, a video submission, a presentation or whatever form you choose.
Judges will be looking for evidence of a motivated individual with spark, who also demonstrates awareness of the roofing industry.
Entrants need to be a member of one of the participating colleges* and you can download the Redland Apprentice of the Year 2017 entry form using the link below.
Entries close: 15 May 2017
Finalists announced: 26 May 2017
The two-day national final: 27 & 28 June 2017
Redland National Training Centre, Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5UH | firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information contact Redland National Training Centre on 01285 863545.
*Participating colleges: Bolton College; Cornwall College; St Austell; Eastern Roof Training Group; Edinburgh College; Leeds College of Building; National Construction College (NCC) Midlands; NCC Erith; Newcastle College; South West Roof Training Group; Wales National Roof Training Group.
If colleges or training groups are interested in working with Redland to receive student support and take part in next year's competition, please contact the Redland National Training Centre on 01285 863545 or email email@example.com.
Redland Mini Stonewold is the perfect solution against high winds in Orkney
With prevalent high winds in excess of 130mph on the Orkney Islands, a solution was required that could withstand these elements when it came to roofing a new facility for elderly and vulnerable members of the community. The BMI Redland Mini Stonewold Slate was chosen due to its strength, robustness and appearance of natural slate.
A new faster, safer, stronger and lighter metal tile solution from BMI
Drawing on its extensive experience in lightweight metal tiles,BMI – is setting new standards with the introduction of AeroDek. A roofing solution built for the future, AeroDek is faster, safer, stronger and lighter than traditional roof coverings; while replicating the high aesthetic of clay, concrete or slate in a tile guaranteed to last for 40 years.
Band of Builders and BMI team up for community project
When building charity Band of Builders learnt of the challenges faced by plasterer Iain Dodd’s family, it was eager to do what it could to help. Band of Builders – “run by tradespeople, for tradespeople” – aims to help members of the construction industry community when times get tough: and tough describes the Dodd’s family situation.