Apprentice of the Year entries now open!


Entries in the Registered Master Builders Carters 2008 Apprentice of the Year competition opened on Monday 7 April.

The competition, which recognises excellence among young carpentry apprentices, is run by the RMBF, Carters, the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) and supporting sponsor the Department of Building and Housing.

The competition is open to all carpentry apprentices who have completed a minimum of two years of their National Certificate in Carpentry employed on site.

Competition changes

Changes to the competition this year include the age limit being lifted to 26 years or younger in the year of the competition, and a great new range of prizes from Carters suppliers Hitachi, Stanley, Irwin Industrial Tools and Wholesafe.

Entries close on Thursday 31 July, but be in quick to be eligible for an early bird special prize draw!

Entry forms are available in this edition of Building Today, online at or at your local Carters store.

For further information about the competition contact Rebecca Kennedy on the national project team. Phone 04 494 5177, 027 407 0533 or email

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