Curtis Hope has been selected to receive an award run jointly by The Sheffield College and repairs, maintenance and compliance business Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, for ‘Apprentice of the Term’.

Curtis, who is aged 17 and from Doncaster, has been with the company since August 2018 studying for a Construction Building – Wood Occupations (Joinery) Level 2 qualification, which he should complete in September 2020.  He has been selected from over 60 Apprentices at Horbury Group to receive the accolade as Tyrone Hoyland, Head of Academy (Construction) at The Sheffield College explains: “Curtis has excellent attendance and timekeeping.  He often works through his breaks and tries very hard in both practical and theory sessions.  Nothing is ever too much effort for him.  He is a great role model for any learner.”  For his achievement in winning the accolade, Curtis has received a £100 gift voucher and a certificate.

Noel Taylor, Training and Development Lead at Horbury Group, said: “We would like to congratulate Curtis on his award.  He has proven that he has a great attitude to both work and college and is a valued member of the team.”

Horbury Property Services provides a full range of services, including inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of fire doors, joinery works, fire stopping, sealing, fire compartmentation, fire alarm and emergency light testing, portable appliance testing, electrical testing and installation work, building fabric repairs as well as external cladding and render repairs.

Horbury Group provides construction solutions to developers, building owners and main contractors. Within the group there are eight individual companies, each with specialist knowledge and experience, including external facades, drylining partitioning, joinery, suspended ceilings, SFS, full fit outs, refurbishment and maintenance, demountable glazed screens, decoration, structural fire protection and external wall insulation.   The company prides itself on the ability to carry out multi-trade fit outs, using its own staff and skilled tradespeople to ensure the very best quality service.

The Horbury Group has a turnover of more than £75m and employs around 1,000 people, with its headquarters in South Yorkshire and regional offices in London and South Wales.

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