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Plastering Apprentice Comes First at SkillBuild Regional Final

Plastering apprentice, Joshua Lovell came first at his SkillBuild regional heat which took place at Lewisham College on 11 May 2023. If Joshua is in the top 8 from all of the regional heats nationally, he will compete at the National SkillBuild Final in the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes on 21-23 November 2023.

Joshua with his tutor, Leslie Lewis in the plastering workshop
Joshua with his tutor, Leslie Lewis in the plastering workshop

Joshua, who studies at Southall Community College, said: “I enjoy competing in SkillBuild as it helps to raise my game and focus on improving my professional standards.”

His tutor Leslie Lewis said: “It’s fantastic news that Joshua performed so well in the SkillBuild regional heat and we are really hoping he will go through to the National Final in November.”

No stranger to competitions, Joshua competed at World Skills in November 2022 at Edinburgh College. Joshua was also shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year in the West London Business Awards in February 2023.

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