Andresen second in apprentice of year

Eastern Beach resident Daniel Andresen has taken out second place in the Auckland region, 2021 Registered Master Builders Carters Apprentice of the Year.

Daniel Andresen from Eastern Beach has taken second place in the Auckland region, 2021 Registered Master Builders Carters Apprentice of the Year.

Judges said Andresen, trained through BCITO and working with Howick-based Faulkner Construction, was “a real standout in this competition, with a great site visit and an ability to confidently explain his involvement in a challenging build”.

“He has in-depth industry knowledge, great communication skills and clear on-site ability. His site visit was top notch with excellent preparation and a clear description of the job elements. Daniel is a very competent carpenter who is mature beyond his years. He has a bright future.”

Building apprentice Joshua Fraser from Auckland was named the Auckland 2021 Registered Master Builders Carters Apprentice of the Year. The 22-year-old (BCITO) is employed by Craft Renovations.

Kaya Hiliare from Belmont was named the Northern 2021 Apprentice of the Year. Hiliare is 24 and is employed by Houseworks.

Building apprentice Phillip Jamieson, 27 (BCITO), from Christchurch was named the Central South Island Apprentice of the Year. Jamieson is employed by Ridgeline Building.