Tameside College carpentry apprentice Reece Halson has made it through to the semi-finals of a nationwide search to find the Screwfix Trade Apprentice of 2015.
Reece who is studying Level three Carpentry and Joinery at Tameside College has become one of only 30 apprentices to make it through to the semi-finals of a the carpentry apprentice competition which rewards those who have gone above and beyond what is expected of a trade apprentice whilst showing enthusiasm, professionalism and a desire to succeed.
The Screwfix Trade Apprentice of 2015 competition’s aim to recognise and reward those trade apprentices for going the extra mile. The winner will receive a £10,000 ultimate business and trade prize bundle, which will include the essentials they need to get a kick-start in the industry.
Reece said: “I’m really excited to have got through to the semi-finals of the Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition. It’s fantastic that Screwfix are recognising and supporting apprentices and giving us a helping hand. It’s not easy to make it in the industry so this kind of competition is great for gaining exposure for the work that I do.”
Screwfix Marketing Director, John Mewett said: “Reece is a perfect example of a young, future tradesman who is driven to succeed within the industry and we need to help them jump start their career by championing those that make themselves stand out from the crowd. I’d like to wish all of the semi-finalists the best of luck!”