Moreton Morrell College carpentry and joinery students have seen off competition from rival colleges to win top places at a regional SkillBuild competition.

Three students visited South and City College in Birmingham College on Thursday 17th May, to take part in the heats, organised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). 

Joshua Lewis, an 18-year-old, Level 2 joinery apprentice employed by OFW Carpentry and Building Ltd, took first place in the Advanced Joinery category. 

In a secondary category for New Entrants, first year apprentice Isaac Alun-Jones, a 27-year-old, took first place. Isaac is employed by Avon Boating.

Marshall Herne, a 19-year-old, Level 1 carpentry student, came second in the New Entrant carpentry category and is set to re-enter the competition next year in the Advanced category.