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The Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year, in Partnership with CARTERS, is the leading apprentice competition for the building and construction sector.
It recognises excellence among carpentry apprentices and raises awareness of career opportunities in the building and construction industry.
As an apprentice, you are the sector’s future leaders. The competition will test your project management, business and presentation skills as well as practical skills.

Entries have now closed!

To follow the competition, check out the Winners page after each regional event and follow us on social media: Facebook, Instagram.
Registered Master Builders is closely monitoring the Government updates regarding COVID-19.
Currently Master Builders CARTERS Apprentice of the Year 2020 is proceeding as usual, with entries open from 1 April until 29 April. Entering requires a written entry – there are no interviews or face to face contact needed to enter. The first event, the regional practical which does require people to come together, is scheduled for 20 June. 
Please note that if you do enter this year and the competition changes due to COVID-19, your entry will automatically carry over to the 2021 competition (even if you no longer meet the entry criteria in 2021).
The health and safety of our entrants, judges, sponsors, staff and the community will always be the top priority and this will be behind every decision we make.
If you have any questions please email these to aoy@masterbuilder.org.nz


Entries for 2020 have closed. Want to follow the competition? Come join us on Facebook!

Check out the action AT THE 2019 NATIONAL FINAL!


Want some motivation to enter the competition?

ALL COMPLETED ENTRIES will get a CARTERS $100 Gift Pack!

This awesome pack consists of:

What are you waiting for? Enter today!





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Principal Partner Carters
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