The engineering construction industry’s brightest and best were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony last night.

Returning for the ninth time, the Engineering Construction Industry Training and Development Awards 2021 recognised standout individuals, companies and training providers.

Chris Claydon - ECITB Chief Executive

ECITB CEO Chris Claydon

Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “Congratulations to the winners and finalists recognised at last night’s awards ceremony.

“It was wonderful to be in the same room to celebrate with those who have achieved excellence in the face of adversity and found opportunity in the most trying of circumstances. They represent all that is great about training and development in our industry and their talents are vital to our future success.”

The ceremony, held at the Montcalm Marble Arch on Thursday 21 October, saw trophies presented to winners across eight categories by the host, TV presenter and mechanical engineer, Rob Bell.

ECI Training & Development Awards 2021 Winners and Finalists:

Approved Training Provider of the Year

Winner: AFS Technologies

Runner-Up: Forth Valley College

Highly Commended:

  • Rewards Training
  • GEN2
  • Hydratight Ltd & HTL Group

Sponsored by Cavendish Nuclear

Improver of the Year: 

Winner: Sophie Cowie, Technip FMC

Runner-Up: Cerys Woodcock – WSP

Highly Commended: Hannah Lawson, Worley

Sponsored by Aquaterra Energy

Graduate of the Year:

Winner: Adam Kippen, EJ Musk Process Services

Runner-Up: Rhiannon Hill, Technip FMC

Highly Commended:

  • Stefani Duncan, Worley
  • Ross Sheldon, Worley

Sponsored by BCECA

Apprentice of the Year:

Winner: Michael Hutchinson, Wright Brothers Industrial Services

Runner-up: Jake Bridges, Proeon

Highly Commended:

  • Stacia Read, Applus UK Ltd
  • Arturs Suna, Vogal Group

Sponsored by PJD Engineering

Technology in Learning:

Winner: Altrad UK

Runner-Up: Swagelok Scotland

Highly Commended:

  • Hydratight Ltd
  • Bridgwater & Taunton College

Sponsored by C&P Engineering

Large Employer of the Year:

Winner: Worley

Runner-Up: Cavendish Nuclear

Highly Commended:

  • Doosan
  • Stork

Sponsored by ACTTnow

SME of the Year:

Winner: DPS Group

Runner-Up: PJD Engineering

Highly Commended:

  • Intelect UK
  • Aquaterra Energy
  • Stopford Ltd

Sponsored by Hinkley Point C

Supporting ED&I in Engineering Construction:

Winner: Nuvia Ltd

Runner-Up: Worley

Highly Commended: WSP

Sponsored by NDA

The ECI Training & Development Awards 2021 Gallery

ECI Training & Development Awards 2021