The renowned Screwfix Top Tradesperson competition is back for 2023! Talented tradespeople from across Ireland and the UK can apply now, to be in with the chance of being crowned the ultimate champion of the trade.
Now in its 14th year, the annual award celebrates the work of tradespeople – from electricians to plumbers, builders to painters, and carpenters to roofers – highlighting their professionalism, and dedication to promoting and supporting the future of the industry.
Applying is simple – tradespeople can put themselves forward, or can be nominated by employers, customers, or friends, by filling out the online application form at www.screwfix.ie/stt<http://www.screwfix.ie/stt>.
A selection of the best applicants will be shortlisted to take part in a semi-final interview in August, with the top 10 progressing through to the Screwfix Top Tradesperson final. The final will take place at Screwfix LIVE in Farnborough on Friday 22nd September, where a panel of esteemed industry experts will put the finalists through their paces before announcing the champion.
One exceptional tradesperson will be crowned Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2023 and walk away with an incredible trade bundle worth €20,000! The bundle will include everything a champion of the trade needs, including technology, tools, and training to take their already successful career to the next level.
Toby Peacock, an electrician from Cambridge, is the reigning champion after winning Screwfix Top Tradesperson in 2022. He was joined by Athlone decorator, Aaron Joyce, who also made it to the 2022 final and had this to say; “The competition process from start to finish was so exciting. Getting to the final and meeting other tradespeople with the same passion for their respective trades was a great experience. Screwfix has really given me a platform to continue to grow and the exposure has been a game changer. If you have a passion for your trade, I highly recommend entering the competition as it will not only give you exposure but if you are lucky to win the competition, it could be life changing in terms of growing your business. Wishing everyone the very best of luck in 2023.”
Jack Wallace, Marketing Director at Screwfix, added; “Screwfix Top Tradesperson highlights the incredible tradespeople working across the Ireland and the UK, who show passion and dedication day in, day out. Our annual award not only celebrates this exceptional talent within the industry, but also looks to inspire others to see how rewarding a career in the trade can be. When choosing our champion, we look for inspirational tradespeople that not only go above and beyond for their customers, but act as an ambassador for the industry by investing in the future of the trade and look to inspire the next generation of tradespeople. There can only be one champion and we can’t wait to see the calibre of applications we get this year.”