Young painters and decorators across the UK to put their hard-learned skills to the test and registered for the 2013 DDC Apprentice of the Year (also known as Dulux Decorator Centre Student Decorator of the Year) competition.
Encouraging talent and professionalism in the industry, the national competition provides a challenging and rewarding experience for student college learners.
As a valued sponsor of the prestigious competition, Big Wipes was invited to a presentation ceremony held at The Mount Hotel, Wolverhampton, where Lewis was announced as the winner and presented with the coveted award. The evening was attended by all the finalists and their lecturers, as well as suppliers, sponsors and executives from Dulux Decorator Centres.
Lewis Roberts, a painting and decorating student from Lincoln, painted his way to victory in Dulux Decorator Centres DDC Apprentice of the Year 2013.
Lewis, 22, fought off stiff competition from nine other talented painting and decorating students and impressed the judges with his great brushwork and eye for detail at the thrilling grand final, which took place on Wednesday 12 Sandwell College.
Big Wipes was extremely proud to be sponsoring such an esteemed competition and wishes Lewis much success with his career in the painting and decorating industry. Big Wipes has always been a firm favourite with the painter and decorator fraternity, as they remove paint, whether water or oil-based, quickly and effectively from hands, tools and surfaces.
Painter and decorators needs a wipe that’s going to get rid of the mess first time, allowing them to just crack on with the job safe in the knowledge their hands are getting something back too. As busy tradespeople, their hands are their livelihood, so cleaning them effectively while still being able to care for them is extremely important.