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Mike Schooling ACIOB

Director - Technical Manager







Mike has over 40 years experience in the building  industry, working as a QS in the London area amongst other trades, then moving on to become an Area Manager for Beazer Homes South West before forming Schooling Builders in 1980. Over the past  years Mike has built up the reputation for quality  workmanship and a good knowledge of a variety of works.



Building Contractor Ltd

Teignmouth   Devon   UK


Martin Cockram

Painter & Decorator







Martin has worked with the company for several years, initially training in Groundworks, then taking on the role of driving our own lorry, in 2007 Martin  retrained with the help of Mal to become a fully qualified Painter & Decorator, gaining his NVQ2 award in 2008.









Electrical – our main electrical contractor has worked with us for many years on all types of projects. They are qualified to NICEIC standards. On smaller contracts or where the client requests we use other local contractors, all of who have been assessed and accredited to a known electrical standard i.e. NICEIC.



General Plumbing



General Plumbing  - one of our main plumbing contractors has worked with us for several years on jobs from small repairs and boiler installations to complex hospital works. Again assessed to our standards and Gas Safe Registered (formerly CORGI). 
















Mechanical – Having worked with several Mechanical contractors over the years we have a good database of experienced and qualified technicians able to advise and carry out complex projects. Incl hospitals, schools and specialist installations, all to current standards and legislation with testing and commisioning certification.







Groundworks – Our own teams are capable of carrying out various ground working tasks, but where a more complex project requires a larger team, we have several teams of Groundworkers on our database, all of whom are based in the South Devon area, all assessed, competent and all carrying out work to the high standards we expect.   

'Quality   Workmanship  by  a  Qualified  Workforce'

Tel : 01626 778225

Meet The Team

Emma Schooling ACIOB

Project Manager

Emma has been with the company for over 14 years and oversees most of the Projects, deals with the day to day running of the business, employee and sub contractor selection, training, health and safety, client liason and site visits. Emma also deals with the companies Level Access and Wetroom business. 

Trish Schooling

Company Secretary - Director

Trish deals with all financial matters within the company. She is also responsible for Insurance and Sub Contractor matters. Having trained at secreterial college to Pitmans and RSA, Trish attends regular training on matters such as Employment Law, and HR. 

Marc Bull

Site Manager

Marc has been Site Managing for the Company since 2016. He has a vast range of experience, having worked for various local builders, joiners and fit out companies. Marc holds his 5 day Site Managers Qualification for Health and Safety and holds a variety of qualifications to operate machinery such as Cherry Pickers (IPAF).  


Equality & Diversity

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.  A copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy can be emailed on request.  Emma Schooling holds a Level 2 qualification in Equality and Diversity in the Workplace.

Ian Wilson

General Builder

Ian has been working with us since 2015. He has worked in Construction since finishing a Level 3 in Bricklaying at College. Over the years he has expanded his skills to include Stonework, landscaping, rendering, drainage and general Groundworks. Ian has recently been furthering his skills base through assisting in Bathroom Adaptations. Ian holds various certificates in Health & Safety along with a Gold CSCC card.

Gracie Schooling 

Business Administrator

Gracie assists the office Part time with Admin Support, Payroll and Accounts

Ian Corns 

General Builder

Ian has been with the company since 2017. He has severl years of experience in the Building Trade having previously been self employed as a Plasterer / General Builder. Ian has been working with Ian W on severl General Building Contracts and is now involved in our Bathroom Adaptation works.