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    Trainee auctioneer joins Leyburn Auction Mart as part of course

    14 February 2018

    From Darlington & Stockton Times, February 11th

    A TRAINEE auctioneer has joined Leyburn Auction Mart.

    Jack Pickup, aged 19, from Guisburn, joined the mart just before Christmas and was conducting sales within a fortnight.

    As well as learning on the job, he is studying for a qualification in Livestock Market Operations and Management at Harper Adams University.

    At the completion of his two-year course, which involves studying online and visits to the Shropshire university’s campus, he will hold a university foundation certificate and qualify for associate member status of the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association.

    Jack is seen with Richmond MP Rishi Sunak.

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