Welsh Slate helps celebrate North West's Roofing Apprentice of the Year

The North West's Roofing Apprentice of the Year  has been rewarded with a trophy in Welsh Slate.

Welsh Slate, the UK’s largest manufacturer of indigenous natural roofing slate, supplied the North West Roof Training Group with a trophy of circular honed slate to celebrate their Roofing Apprentice of the Year competition at Bolton College.

The winner was Bradley Heffron of P Duckworth Roofing Services of Middleton, Manchester, who has finished his NVQ Level 2 ahead of time.

“The slating job he completed was super and we are very grateful to Welsh Slate for their support of the roofing apprenticeship movement,” said Group Training Officer Sue Wharton.

The presentation came at the end of National Apprenticeship Week, which was marked by the group with the launch of a new apprentice training facility, the DMR Roofing Academy in Wigan. DMR is an independent specialist training provider for the construction industry.