Our Mission

To raise awareness of the many opportunities and rewards in Fenestration to encourage new entrants to make the industry their career of choice, and to support the building of skills through a network of employer led learning, practical training facilities and qualifications.

Our Awards

Best New Or Young Installers (Commercial)

Building Our Skills – Making Fenestration a Career of Choice is promoting its Talent Recognition Programme to help industry employers identify at the earliest opportunity those in their company who they think can go on to become the next generation of industry leaders, decision makers and ambassadors.

If you have identified staff in your company who you think are worthy of recognition and development, why not look at the full entry criteria and then download the form to start the process.

Award Category

Please check the relevant category

Nominator Details

Nominee Details


Does the nominee meet the following criteria? (See guidelines for detailed information on each of the following competencies)

Good time-keeping
Good communication skills
On-track against role
Understands company aims and goals and own role within it
Embraces company culture


See guidelines for detailed information on each of the following competencies. Please give a short description to evidence each competency – an example is given below but note this is for illustration purposes only – there are no right and wrong answers.

what our pathway supporters are saying about this opportunity

‘We want to attract the best young talent to our industry, across every imaginable career path. Edgetech (UK) Limited will offer its support wherever it can’

Charlotte Mercer, Head Of Marketing, Edgetech (UK) Limited
Talent Recognition programme
Mentor :
Chris Globe , Managing Director, Inside The Box Marketing

Category – Best New Or Young Marketing Executives

Mentor :
Liam Webster , Managing Director, Identify Web Design

Category – Best New Or Young Website and Graphic Designers

Mentor :
Nickie West , Managing Director, FIT Show

Best New Or Young Trade Counter Personnel

Mentor :
Kevin Bowles , Managing Director, Mila Maintenance
Best New Or Young Technical Services/Site Engineers

Best New Or Young Technical Services/Site Engineers

Mentor :
Gary Davies , Managing Director, Sigenia

Best New Or Young Design/Technical Team Members

Mentor :
Nicky England , Managing Director, MPL Locksmith Training

Best New Or Young Locksmith


Talent Recognition Programme

The Building Our Skills Talent Recognition Programme has been designed to assist employers identify and acknowledge potential in their employees at the earliest possible stage.

It is intended to provide a means by which employees in the Fenestration Industry can have their progress and development benchmarked against a well-established set of competency criteria to see how they are performing in their specific roles as newcomers or already established employees in the industry.

The talent recognition programme is not an awards programme in the traditional sense and it is hoped that there will be multiple achievers in each talent recognition category.


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