Congratulations go out this week to Tynedale Roadstone's Will Slack who was presented with his apprenticeship medal at an awards ceremony in Richmond on Friday 24th March
Will, who has completed an Asphalt Technical Apprenticeship while working at Tynedale Roadstone's Barton Plant, was presented with his medal by The Rev Canon Richard Cooper, Master Fellmonger at The Company of Fellmongers of Richmond.
The Fellmongers - an ancient trade and craft company, origionally made up of Yorkshiremen who dealt in fells, or sheepskins - believe that the future depends on training good apprentices, young people with talent and ambition who are prepared to work hard, enabling them to forge a career founded on solid training. Each year they invite apprentices who live or work in the Richmond area, to join them and celebrate their achievement when they have completed their training.
Dave Whitehouse, Production Manager at Tynedale Roadstone's Asphalt Plant at Barton said ' We are delighted to see Will accept his award this evening. The future of the industry relies on the enthusiasm and dedication of young people like him. His hard work is payng off and as he progresses with his training, his knowledge is growing and he has a bright future ahead of him'
Will is continuing with his training and has just completed year 2 of a Foundation Degree in Asphalt and Pavement Technology at The University of Derby, which is the UK Centre for Mineral Products Professional Development