A young Ellon man was recently named apprentice of the year in the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) apprentice carpentry and joiner course.
Liam Bruce, 18, who works for Scotia Homes, undertook the modern apprenticeship course at North East Scotland College.
The college will be hosting two events later this month as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.
They are on Tuesday, May 20, at Aberdeen City Campus, and Thursday, May 22, at Fraserburgh Campus from 4 until 7pm.
Employers and apprentices will attend both to share experiences and discuss opportunities in various college courses.