Apprentice Daniel Hogg

Daniel Hogg - BAE Systems

Training Provider: BAE Systems HR Shared Services

“Over the last two years Daniel has been able tocomplete a BTEC LVL 4 Higher National Certificate where he gained 10 distinctions and 1 pass grade. He is now currently undertaking a BTEC LVL 5 Higher National Diploma where he is predicted an overall Distinction.”


Runner Up

Apprentice Joanne Gregory

Joanne Gregory - Paradigm Precision

Training Provider: Training 2000

“Joanne's passion and drive is evident in all that she does, she takes considerable care within her work and always makes sure that her work is in tolerance with the drawing. Joanne also ensures that she is 100% of the time.”

Innovation Prize

Apprentice Tamara Astley

Tamara Astley - BAE Systems

Training Provider: BAE Systems HR Shared Services

Tamara was recently put forward for IET Apprentice of the year award and was shortlisted in the special award category for the First Women in Defence awards. Tamara also completed her National Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering with an overall grade of Distinction, achieving 11 distinctions & 1 merit in her National Diploma college units.

One To Watch

Apprentice Abigail Parkinson

Abigail Parkinson - Kaman UK

Training Provider: Themis (Burnley College)

“Abigail has the potential to be an exceptional Engineer and to that end Kaman has sponsored her to take an Engineering degree which started in September 2016.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Shaun Jefferson

Shaun Jefferson - Safran Nacelles

Training Provider: Burnley College

“Shaun's approach to work, together with his encouraging attitude is second to none. Shaun recently completed his HNC and is working towards his HND.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Sam Bottomley

Sam Bottomley - Safran Nacelles

Training Provider: Burnley College

“Sam never fails to impress through his methodical approach to challenges that occur through College projects or workplace problems. Sam recently completed his HNC and is working towards his HND.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Tom Barlow

Tom Barlow - Paradigm Precision

Training Provider: Training 2000

“Tom is one of our top performers in terms of his attitude, willingness to learn and his eduacational grades, he is also passionate about Engineering.”

Highly CommendedApprentices Alex North

Alex North - Magellan Aerospace

Training Provider: Coleg Cambria

“We at Magellan are extremely proud of Alex. He will be an excellent future member of the full time premanent staff at Magellan. All his subject tutors are equally impressed with Alex's progress and speak highly of him.”

Highly CommendedWilliam Higginson Apprentice

William Higginson - Magellan Aerospace

Training Provider: Coleg Cambria

“We at Magellan are very proud of Will who has previously been nominated for the EEF Second Year Apprentice of the year 2015. Will has progressed with continued success over the past 3 years. He is extremley driven and an exceptional apprentice.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Jonathan Adams

Jonathan Adams - BAE Systems

Training Provider: BAE Systems HR Shared Services

“Jonathan recently had the privilege of being chosen to represent the company at the recent RIAT event and has continued his efforts in further education by achieving 11 distinctions and 1 merit in his National Diploma college units. He has also achieved 2 distinctions, 1 merit and 2 pass grades in his HNC Diploma year one units.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Harry Ingle

Harry Ingle - Hycrome Aerospace

Training Provider: Nelson & Colne College, UCLan Burnley

Harry’s hard work, leadership and commitment to his final HNC project saw him achieve a distinction grade for his project. Having completed his HNC in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Harry has now progressed onto a Business Management Degree at UCLan.

Highly Commended

Apprentice Robert Kermode

Robert Kermode - Triumph Group

Training Provider: University College of IOM AMTC

Robert completed the 2 year Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering course at the Isle of Man Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre. Robert demonstrates enthusiasm, confidence, high performance, resourcefulness and independent thinking.

Highly Commended

Apprentice Ashley Howard

Ashley Howard - Swagelok Ltd

Ashley was a runner up in the Isle of Man Apprentice of the year 2016, he’s been working for Swagelok while also enrolled in the Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Apprentice Scheme and he represented the Isle of Man College at last year’s NWAA Business University Challenge.

Highly Commended

Apprentices Oliver Cowley Topping

Oliver Cowley-Topping - Magellan Aerospace

Training Provider: BAE Systems

“Oliver receives glowing reports from his supervisors and fellow operators in all areas and the quality of his work speaks for itself.”

Highly Commended

Apprentices Clifford Bromilow

Clifford Bromilow - Velden Engineering

Training Provider: Alliance Learning

Clifford is an extremely bright lad, with an excellent work ethic and always striving for the highest standards.

Highly Commended

Apprentice Joseph Burton


Joseph Burton - Kaman UK

Training Provider: Burnley College

Joe has been involved in business critical projects over the last 12 months that have contributed to the profitability and sustainability of the KAMAN business. During this time he has been required to present progress to all levels of the Kaman business from the MD of the UK business to the CEO of KAMAN and has done this in a professional way.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Jack Hacking

Jack Hacking - Kaman UK

Training Provider: Burnley College

“Jack's progress in his apprenticeship has been above expectation and as  such last year was offered, upon completion of his apprenticeship a full time position in the engineering department.”

Highly Commended

Apprentive Muhammed Anas Karbhari

Muhammed Anas Karbhari - Paradigm Precision

Training Provider: Training 2000

“Muhammed's work is always completed to a high standard and he holds a strong regard for Quality - nothing that he does is substandard. Muhammed also ensures that he is 100% compliant with our EHS policies, procedures and legislation 100% of the time.”

Highly Commended

Apprentice Adam Isherwood

Adam Isherwood - BAE Systems

Training Provider: BAE Systems HR Shared Services

“Adam is a highly motivated individual, who has enthusiastically embraced the BAE Apprenticeship Programme and the engineering challenges that this has given him.”



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