Screwfix support award winning Yeovil Training Centre, attended by Trade Apprentice winner

Screwfix Trade Apprentice winner, Jack Martin from Weymouth, has not only benefitted from winning himself a £10,000 business bundle, but the training and education centre in Yeovil, where he is completing further accreditation, has also just received their own award of £2,000, as part of the Screwfix Trade Apprentice Award scheme.

Jack is now in his third year of his level 4 NVQ diploma at P & R Hurt, an award-winning Education and Training consultancy based on Pen Mill Trading Estate. He plans to go on to study for his level 4 diploma next year, and he says that winning Screwfix’s’ Trade Apprentice has really “propelled his career forward”.

Jack said ; – “It’s great that by entering this award, my college has benefited as well as me.”

Paul Hurt, who founded the company in 1985 with his wife Rita, received a “Major Contribution to The Industry Award” from the ECA Industry Awards this year and is committed to providing world class accreditation training, which attracts Electricians from all over the UK. Paul’s’ son Jeffery Hurt, has taught Jack throughout his time at P&R Hurt.

Paul said; – “We are delighted to receive this funding from Screwfix, as a result of Jacks’ win. We plan to use it to provide tools and equipment that will benefit future students”

Caroline Welsh, Director of Brand and Marketing comments: “We believe supporting apprentices and colleges, is crucial for the future of the trade. The invaluable training provided by P and R Hurt, will allow Jack and other future apprentices, to achieve their dream to become top-class electricians, which is what Screwfix Trade Apprentice was set up to do.”

Pictured– TA Winner Jack Martin and P&R Hurt Training Consultancy founder, Paul Hurt (right) and his son Jeff (Left).


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