Inspirational Bricklaying Apprentice, Jack Hutchinson from New College Stamford has been labelled  CiTB’s Inspirational Apprentice of the Year 2017 in their annual Apprenticeship Awards at the prestigious Thread Needle Street in Central London on Saturday 9th November.

The CiTB (Construction Industry Training Board) Apprenticeship Awards celebrate the employers who make a significant contribution within the UK’s construction industry, to deliver high quality construction apprenticeships across the country.

Head of Construction at New College Stamford, Gary McPartand says,

‘This is absolutely fantastic news and really goes to show that our students do go from strength to strength. It also goes to show that our working relationship with CITB is as strong as ever!’

‘With Construction apprenticeship starts are at a record high and with almost 25,000 people started a construction apprenticeship in 2015/16 across England, Scotland and Wales this is a real winner for New College Stamford’.


The Apprentice Bricklayer, Jack was also awarded runner up in the Persimmon Homes Young Achievers of the Year Awards, which labelled him as Persimmon’s best Bricklaying Apprentice in the UK back in December 2016.

If you would like to gain real experience whilst gaining a recognised trade qualification in Construction New College Stamford offer apprenticeships or full-time courses in Brickwork, Carpentry, Construction, Electrical, Motor Vehicle and Plumbing visit New College Stamford’s state-of-the-art Construction and Automotive Skills Centre at their Open Evening on Thursday 25th January from 5pm to 8pm.

For more information about Apprenticeships and courses at New College Stamford, call 01780 484300 or go to