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SkillBuild champion Sandie soars six years on

The 2019 SkillBuild UK National Final will take place at the NEC in Birmingham in just one week. As we prepare to see who will cross the finishing line victorious, we take a look back at former SkillBuild champion, Sandie Webster from Gainsborough. Sandie, 36, competed in the Painting and Decorating category in 2013 and was the first female National ...

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Gold and Glory in Kazan 

Scottish apprentice Callum Bonner honoured on the World Stage  Team UK – the UK’s top young apprentices and students, which included Scottish painter Callum Bonner – returned home from the WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia covered in gold and glory.   The 37 members of Team UK won a total of 19 medals – two Gold, one Silver, One Bronze ...

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Callum is on the plane to Russia to represent the UK in Painting and Decorating

Representing your country in an international competition is the dream of many people, but for one young former apprentice from Clackmannanshire in Scotland that dream is about to become a reality. Callum Bonner, 21, who trained at Forth Valley College and who works for Clackmannanshire Council has been selected by WorldSkills UK to compete in Painting and Decorating at WorldSkills ...

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2018 Apprentice Decorator of the Year winner is crowned

Aiden Dearie has been chosen as the ‘gold’ winner of the 2018 Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition after a gruelling three-day challenge at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. The final pitted seven regional winners against each other as they undertook a timed challenge: completing a design which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ...

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Crown Paints announces Apprentice Decorator of the Year finalists

Eight aspiring apprentice decorators will soon be going head-to-head in the final of this year’s national Crown Paints Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition held during the WorldSkills UK LIVE event in Birmingham. The annual competition, which is now in its 39th year, is organised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and sponsored by Crown Paints along with other ...

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