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Wishaw electrician comes out on top at Apprentice of the year awards

Marc McQuade, 26, took the SJIB/Edmundson Apprentice of the Year 2019 title at a ceremony in Glasgow, according to Daily Record.

Mark works with long-established firm Weir & McQuiston, also based in Wishaw.

Weir & McQuiston have a track record of excellence in its training of young people.

Marc said: “This is, of course, a tremendous event for me but it also reflects the values of Weir & McQuiston.

“They were willing to give me opportunities that I was more than ready to accept.

“My managers and the teams I work with have made it clear to me that they hold me in high regard.

“And speaking as someone who has only been with the firm for a relatively short time, that is something which I greatly appreciate.”

It was attended by more than 350 guests from a wide spectrum of companies.These ranged from major electrical enterprises to local firms, illustrating the diversity and strength of Scotland’s electrical sector.