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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'


CRB Checks - ALL Clear

Due to the nature of our contracts, ie schools and public areas, all directly employed Managers, Supervisors Tradespeople and Site operatives have have been CRB Cleared (Enhanced) As a client if you require evidence of our CRB Checks, please speak to Emma who is the nominated person for dealing with Company checks, alternatively our team will carry a card confirming their CRB status signed by ourselves and the Umbrella Body. We can also forward a copy of our CRB Statement Policy issued to all employees. We are also checking our Main Sub Contractors comply with CRB Checks.






Tel : 01626 778225


Police Vetting Check



In order to work at Police Premises, all of our direct team, have been Police Vetted and cleared to work within Police Premises.


Meet The Team

Lee Lewis


Lee joined us in 2009. Since then Lee has extended his role as Carpenter taking on the role of running jobs on his own, he is also part of the Bathroom Adaptation Team. Lee's main role however remains in Carpentry works. Lee holds an NVQ2 and 3 in his trade, is the Company First Aider and holds several qualifications in Health and Safety including Asbestos and Scaffold. Lee has also recently undertaken some Site Management tasks with great success.

Emma Schooling ACIOB

Project and Contract Management

Emma has now been involved in the business  for over 13 years. She is responsible for managing contracts on site, programming and overseeing Company Policy and procedure. Emma qualified with an HNC in Construction 10 years ago, is Site Manager Health & Safety accredited and participates in regular Health, Safety and Environment training including Asbestos and Face Fit Testing. 

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 started with the company back in 2015 as a Sub Contract Carpenter, then joining the direct team early 2016. He quickly showed his potential to manage sites, hece his promotion in late 2016 to a Site Manager. Marc has a vast range of experience, having worked for various local builders, joiners and fit out companies. Marc will soon hold his 5 day Site Managers Qualification for Health and Safety (Mar 2017) and holds a variety of qualifications to operate machinery such as Cherry Pickers (IPAF).  


Liam Grant


Liam joined the company in October 2016 from Coyde Construction. A highly qualified carpenter, Liam has been working on a variety of sites across Devon, and is now carrying out most of our Level Access Bathroom Adaptations. Liam holds an NVQ3 in Carpentry and recently completed his CSCS test.  

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 for over 12 months, initially as a Sub Contract Builder, and now as an employee. Ian 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 Liam with Bathroom Adaptations. Ian holds various certificates in Health & Safety along with a Gold CSCC card.