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JTL Regional Award winners announced

JTL, the leading work-based learning provider in England and Wales, has announced the winners of the regional stage of its Regional and National Awards programme. The Regional and National Awards are run on an annual basis, recognising those who have demonstrated high levels of achievement and commitment to learning throughout their apprenticeships. 

With 11 Regional Award winners announced in total, each winner will now go ‘head-to-head’ in the hope of being named JTL National Apprentice of the Year at the National Awards taking place in London on 20th July. 

The Regional Award winners, who automatically qualify as National Awards finalists, are as follows:


  • Dillon Spark (Electrical) – Robertson Group Ltd (Engineering Services) – Training Officer Ian Hay
  • Courteney Thompson (Electrical) – Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick – Training Officer Steve Maddison
  • Adam Shute (MES) – Advance Installations Ltd – Training Officer Ian Ramsey


  • William Hall (Electrical) – R S Birch & Partners – Training Officer Dan Hatton
  • Freddie Young (Electrical) – Briggs & Forrester Group – Training Officer Sam Middleton


  • Michelle Robinson (Electrical) – Electract Ltd – Training Officer Andrew Hemsill
  • Richard Simon Evans (Electrical) – Training Officer Nick Bottomley
  • Tommy Rice (MES) – JDL – Training Officer Chris Swales


  • Alexander Jolley (Electrical) – Dornan Engineering Services Ltd – Training Officer Richard Stanley
  • Logan Qunatock (Electrical) – Training Officer Matthew Bailey 
  • Jack Graty (MES) – Ultra Plumbing – Training Officer Paul Walton

Judi Wheeler, National Delivery Director at JTL, said: “Our awards are a brilliant opportunity to celebrate some of our hardest-working and most talented apprentices, and hearing the diverse range of stories behind each nomination has been truly inspiring and a testament to the inclusivity and passion felt at all levels across the business.

“I hope that each of the regional winners are incredibly proud of their achievements to date. I congratulate them and wish them the best of luck at the National Awards ceremony taking place this summer.”

The award scheme, which is now in its seventh year, assesses each nominee against four key elements which make up the apprenticeship framework – their practical work onsite, theoretical knowledge, key skills and industrial test scores.

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