Create Group supports award-winning construction apprentice ambassador
Above L to R: James Webb, Commercial Manager at Create with apprentice QS Jack Hook holding his award
Construction and Development experts Create Group
, based in Blackpool, is pleased to announce that one of their young employees gained a prestigious apprentice award at Salford University's annual student ceremony at the Etihad stadium, Manchester on 5th February 2020.
University of Salford
graduate, Jack Hook was presented with the 'Apprentice of the Year Ambassador Award'at the prestigious 'University of Salford
Annual Degree Apprenticeship Awards'. The win represents the role Jack plays as a young ambassador for careers in the Construction Industry. He is now working as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor for Create Construction
in Salford and has been commended for his hard-working attitude whilst completing his degree at the same time.
Jack, from Billinge - Merseyside, graduated with a with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying in August 2019. Create
supported him during his studies, which included topics such as Commercial Management and Contract Law. By offering him a Degree Apprenticeship, Create
helped Jack to gain valuable work experience by mentoring him in his chosen field during his studies. Jack's role at their Discovery Quay
project is now giving him hands-on experience of prestigious high-volume student accommodation building projects.
Jack commented: "I would like to thank everyone at the University and Create
for their nomination and support. My Degree Apprenticeship has put me on the right path to achieving my goal to climb the career ladder within the Construction industry. I'd like everyone to know just how much I appreciate their support and will continue to work hard to develop in my role here at Create
Apprenticeships are important to Create
, whose 'People Strategy’ aims to support and nurture young talent within the Construction Industry. The company is developing a widening participation in work experience and apprenticeship schemes, thus expanding and improving the quality of training and development opportunities for people to establish long-lasting and meaningful careers with the company.
Gill Mathison, director at Create Group,
commented: “I am extremely proud of Jack's achievements and commitment to his studies. He is a fantastic ambassador for apprenticeships and Create
will support him as he continues to develop his skills and experience further within the company."
ABOVE: Architect's impression of the Discovery Quay Building in Salford where Jack works as an Assistant QS for Create Construction