Are you a roofing apprentice or student studying towards qualified status? If so, you could be the next BMI Apprentice of the Year!
The BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019 competition, is looking for roofing apprentices who have the skills, drive and desire to one day run their own business. The competition tests several aspects of an apprentice, not just roofing skills. Now in its third year, the nationwide competition gives both pitched and flat entrants the chance to demonstrate their roofing, personal and business skills– giving them the chance to win this much coveted award.
Through our work at the BMI National Training Centre and supporting learning, and supplying products to roofing colleges and training centres, we get to see how talented so many of our new roofers are and we want celebrate this! The future of the roofing sector is bright and it is these young stars that are shining the way.
Apprentices or those studying towards qualified status can enter the competition from the 4th March, through their entry they’ll have the chance to show us they have what it takes to succeed.
This year’s competition is all about change and we will be asking entrants to tell us their views on change in the roofing sector and how their studies have changed them personally.
Finalists will be invited to the 2-day final, along with their course tutor and they’ll receive professional coaching on various aspects of running a roofing business – including business planning, presentation skills and technical skills. The competition will come to close at our Awards Ceremony where the pitched roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year and flat roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019 will be awarded.
So if you’re a roofing apprentice looking to take the next step in your career we hope you apply, or if you know an apprentice that deserves to be recognised make sure you are aware of this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019 competition.
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