Tom Knight is an insured, professional roofer born and raised in the heart of Cornwall with the knowledge and tools for the trade. Tom began his career in roofing during early 2015, shortly after this he was enrolled on an apprenticeship at RoofTrain UK with Alan Lander as his tutor.
In 2016, as a result of his eagerness and determination, Tom was entered in the South West Skill Build in which he came first and then went on to compete in the national Skill Build at the NEC, Birmingham.
In 2017, after receiving his NVQ 2 diploma in pitched roofing, Tom was one of eight competitors who were hand selected from across the UK to take part in the Redlands Apprentice of The Year competition, he earned the Highly Commended award.
In 2018, Tom appeared on the cover of Apprentice Builder magazine including a two page feature inside and was also featured in Roofing Cladding & Insulation magazine and Total Contractor magazine. Since then, Tom has started his own business and is building up his portfolio to further his career in roofing.
After a successful first year, Tom has now completed a CrysticROOF premier training course and is offering fibreglass flat roofing services, specialising in Scott Bader products.
2019 has been another successful year after completing more re-roofs and building customer relations, Tom is now offering Classic bond rubber roofing. He has now completed LSTA's lead training course - with thanks to Southwest Roofing & Training Group and CITB so is now qualified to dress and weld lead.
"I am confident in what I do, I consider myself hardworking, trustworthy, reliable and friendly. I know I offer competitive prices and importantly I will always voice the most cost effective solution. Customer satisfaction is key to me and communication is vital in building customer relations. I intend to drive the business to success and hope to expand gradually. I understand that every customer is unique and no two jobs are the same, so I believe in tailoring the service to the individual and always going the extra mile."