National Construction College Awards

A Louth construction apprentice has been praised at a national awards ceremony.

Jake Sharlotte, of Louth, was a runner up in the Plant Mechanics Construction Plant category at this year’s National Construction College Awards, which took place in Norfolk. Jake, who is employed by Select Plant Hire, said: “It is a real honour to be nominated for an award, as the competition here is so steep. It’s a privilege to be recognised as among the best in the country, and I’d like to thank the training staff at the NCC for their help and support.”

Andy Walder, Director of the NCC said: “We are extremely proud of everyone who was nominated or who won an award at this year’s event, which are a great way to celebrate the achievements of our young workforce. The Awards have allowed the NCC to showcase the young talent it helps to create year on year – bringing fresh blood to the construction industry.

“The National Construction College is run by CITB, the leading construction training provider in Europe, and is committed to delivering qualifications to meet the current and emerging needs of the industry. Trainees such as Jake are testament to this, and we wish him continued success in his chosen career.”