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Wakefield College hosts inaugural Apprenticeships Award Ceremony

Press Release Apprenticeships Apprenticeship Awards

Wakefield College’s inaugural Apprenticeships awards ceremony took place at Unity Works on Monday 14 March kicking off a week of activities to mark National Apprenticeships Week (14-18 March).

Award winners at the glittering ceremony were joined by College staff, parents and local employers to celebrate the success of apprentices, recognising those who have shown hard work and commitment, both in their College work and in their workplace. Businesses that provide their apprentices with exceptional support and mentoring were acknowledged.

The event was attended by the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress of Wakefield Metropolitan District, Councillor Harry Ellis and Mrs Janet Ellis, the Principal of Wakefield College, Sam Wright, and nominees in both ‘Employer’ and Apprentice’ categories.

Head of Apprenticeships at Wakefield College, John Eastwood said: “We’re delighted to have held our first ever Apprenticeships awards ceremony where we recognised the success of both apprentices and employers that work with us. National Apprenticeships Week is the perfect opportunity to showcase the great benefits of an apprenticeship and we’re looking forward to the exciting activities we have planned.”


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DATE: 15 March, 2016

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