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Golden award for top Gloucester based construction apprentice shopfitter Ross Bartlett

PUBLISHED: 13:39 17 November 2014 | UPDATED: 13:39 17 November 2014

(L to R) John Morgan, Ross Bartlett and Simon

(L to R) John Morgan, Ross Bartlett and Simon

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Ross Bartlett has scooped a national apprenticeship award for his outstanding work with Gloucesterbased

Barnwood Shopfitting.

The 19-year-old has been presented with the gold award from the National Association of Shopfitters/ Construction Industry Training Board for the best final year apprentice. Ross also received a £500 prize from the NAS Training Committee chairman John Bailey and is helping to maintain a tradition of apprenticeship training within the Barnwood Group, now in its 52nd year of successful business.

Simon Carey, Barnwood Group’s managing director, said: “We are delighted with Ross’s success. Apprentices are the lifeblood of the company. In fact we have several board directors who started as apprentices. It is fantastic when apprentices are recognised in this way for their particular skills and I hope it will encourage more people to join the industry and go on and succeed.”

Barnwood Shopfitting’s Production Director John Morgan said: “We offer local young people the opportunity to learn a trade that can last them a lifetime. This company was built on apprenticeships and one of the main reasons for its continued success. It is something we are proud of and we will continue to do.”

Barnwood is one of Gloucestershire’s longest established companies and an important county employer with some 230 employees in total and a turnover of £70 million. The group includes three divisions, Construction, Shopfitting and General Works.

www.barnwoodshopfitting.co.uk

www.barnwoodconstruction.com

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