The brightest and best from the engineering construction industry were honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony on Thursday 31 October.
The event held at the Montcalm Marble Arch, London, celebrated the achievements and successes of individuals, companies and training providers from across the industry.
Host, TV presenter and engineer Rob Bell, presented awards to winners and finalists across nine categories.
Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “Congratulations to the winners and finalists recognised at last night’s awards ceremony. They represent all that is great about training and development in our industry and their talents are vital to the success of industry.
“As the leading skills body for the industry, the ECITB is at the forefront of driving change to help our sectors remain competitive globally. There has never been a more vital time to drive up skills levels in our industry and so I’m delighted that so many levy-paying companies have supported our ambitious new plan to invest in skills training to support our industry.”
ECITB Training and Development Award Winners and Finalists 2019
Young Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by Hydratight
Winner: Melissa Worrall – Wood
Highly commended: Connor Nicholson – Cavendish Nuclear // Charlotte Ward – Wood
Supporting Diversity in Engineering Construction – sponsored by NDA
Winner: Gayle Rew – Magnox Limited
Highly commended: Magnox Limited // Wood // Tina Bowen – Wood
Large Employer of the Year – sponsored by ACTTNOW
Winner: EDF Ltd
Highly Commended: Cavendish Nuclear // Saipem Ltd
Approved Training Provider of the Year – sponsored by Jacobs
Winner: CATCH Skills
Highly Commended: Hydratight Ltd // Neta Training
ITEC Learner of the Year – sponsored by Engineering College
Winner: Sam Wedgewood – GEN2
Highly Commended: Hannah Bowes – GEN2 // David Morgan – Neta Training
Graduate Learner of the Year – sponsored by BCECA
Winner: Edward Webster – Wood
Highly Commended: James Makin – Cavendish Nuclear // Zinnia Parker – Wood // Tom Phillips – KBR
Innovation In Learning – sponsored by C&P
Winner: Bilfinger UK Limited
Highly Commended: Jacobs Field Services // Magnox Limited
Improver of the Year – sponsored by ECIA
Winner: Wayne Cherry – Jacobs Field Services
Highly Commended: Alex Denham – Wood // Alida Dove – Wood
SME of the Year – sponsored by Wood
Winner: Intelect UK
Highly Commended: Aquaterra Energy Ltd // Beck & Pollitzer Engineering Ltd