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Crown Trade celebrates 40 years of Apprentice Decorator of the Year with anniversary yearbook

Crown Trade has launched a yearbook to celebrate its 40th year of sponsoring the annual Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition in 2019. This year’s competition came to a close in November with Inverness-based apprentice Gatis Celmins taking the title at the WorldSkills UK LIVE event at Birmingham’s NEC. Apprentice Decorator of the Year celebrates the skills of apprentice decorators ...

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Leeds College of Building Students Win Three Medals at WorldSkills UK Live

Leeds College of Building students have been named among the best in UK trades after winning two silver and one bronze medal at WorldSkills UK Live.  Taking place from 21 – 23 November at the NEC, Birmingham, WorldSkills UK LIVE is the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers events. At its heart are the national finals of the WorldSkills UK Competitions showcasing 70 different skills across industries including Digital, Technology, Engineering, Construction, and Hospitality.

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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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Apprentice Decorator of the Year: Crown celebrates Big 4-0

The Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition is back and bigger than ever, with the nation’s best budding painters and decorators from colleges across the UK taking part. And it’s a landmark year for the competition’s sponsor Crown Paints as the company has now been supporting the contest for 40 years. The company has a full calendar of activity planned to mark the milestone, from special training days at Crown HQ to exclusive offers and deals via its network of 150 Crown Decorating Centres.

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