Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

The search is on for the nation’s best apprentices and their employers

awards

2018 finalists

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at Perth Concert Hall on 15 November.

Apprentice Ambassador of the Year

Open to former Modern Apprentices who continue to champion the apprenticeship programme.

This year's finalists are:

Ryan O’Connor

Jacobs UK

Rachael Hughes

Scottish Government

Foundation Apprentice of the Year

Celebrating the achievements of school students who took part in a Foundation Apprenticeship.

This year's finalists are:

Fraser Wallace

Engineering, GE Caledonian

Iona Mitchell

Social Services and Healthcare, Kyle Court Care Home

Logan Cameron

Financial Services, Prudential

Junjie Xu

Financial Services, Virgin Money

Modern Apprentice of the Year - SCQF level 5

Celebrating the dedication and commitment of SCQF level 5 Modern Apprentices.

This year's finalists are:

Robert McLatchie

Scottish Leather Group

Adam Horne

Asda

Kieran Kerr

Entier

Modern Apprentice of the Year - SCQF level 6+

Awarding the achievements of SCQF level 6+ Modern Apprentices.

This year's finalists are:

Lorena Cocozza

Financial Services, HSBC

Nathan Fagan

IT and Telecommunications, French Duncan LLP

James Sergeant

Engineering Technical, Castle Precision Engineering

Graduate Apprentice Rising Star

Showcasing the dedication and commitment of Graduate Apprentices who have chosen a Work Based Learning pathway to further their career and who make an active and significant contribution to their organisation's performance.

This year's finalists are:

Supta Das

IT: Management for Business, Scottish Water

Justyna Dabrowska

Engineering: Design & Manufacturing, Peak Scientific Instruments

Kieran Russell

IT: Software Development, JP Morgan

Apprentice Instructor of the Year

Awarding the commitment and support towards Apprentices during their apprenticeship programme.

This year's finalists are:

James Swan

GTG Training

Charlie Murphy

BAE Systems

Kenny Stewart

FES Group

SME Employer of the Year

Recognising the achievements of businesses with 1 to 249 employees within the Apprenticeship programme.

This year's finalists are:

Cortex Worldwide Ltd

Rearo

The Real Food Cafe

Large Employer of the Year

Showcasing the commitment of businesses with more than 250 employees to the Apprenticeship programme.

This year's finalists are:

Arnold Clark

Capgemini

McTaggart Group

Promoting Diversity Employer of the Year

Showcasing employers who embrace equality and diversity in their Apprenticeship programme.

This year's finalists are:

Arnold Clark

JP Morgan

Rearo

Join the celebration

This year's awards take place on the 15 of November at Perth Concert Hall. 

Additional places for the 2018 ceremony and dinner are still available. 

Register now