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Do you have talented apprentices and young professionals working or studying with you? If so, now is the time to sing their praises. The New Talent Awards, which are organised annually by the North West Aerospace Alliance have now launched for 2018.

For nearly two decades these awards have been raising the profile of the aerospace sector and recognising the achievements made by young professionals working and studying in the North West Aerospace & Defence Industry.

Nominations will be accepted from the 5th of September for the 2018 NW Best Aerospace and Defence Apprentice category with the 2018 Business University Challenge team nominations opening on Monday 5th November 2018. With the first prize for both being £1000 and £1500* respectfully there is more than pride at stake.

The Apprentice competition is open to all final year apprentices working in aerospace or defence in the North West. Training providers, colleges and employers are encouraged to nominate apprentices who meet the set criteria.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 2nd November 2018.

Within the Best Apprentice category Awards will be presented for:

The North West’s Best Aerospace and Defence Apprentice Winner – receives £1000 and Trophy & certificate

The North West’s Best Aerospace and Defence Apprentice – Winner Aerospace Engineer receives £300 and Trophy & certificate

The North West’s Best Aerospace and Defence Apprentice – Winner Aerospace Engineering Technician receives £300 and Trophy & certificate

Innovation Award – Trophy and Certificate

The One to Watch – Trophy and Certificate

Employer and Training Provider Award – Trophy and Certificate

All candidates will be invited for a 45 minute interview with the independent judging panel at the NWAA office in Preston in January 2018.

During this interview the candidates will be asked to present a project that demonstrates the development of their engineering skills during their apprenticeship. For full criteria please see the guidelines, coming soon.

A trophy will also be presented to the employer or training provider that takes the best approach to marketing, administration and preparation of candidates for this award. All the winners will be announced at the prestigious New Talent Awards Ceremony on the Thursday 7th March 2019.

For more details click the link below or contact Catherine Toon: catherine.toon@aerospace.co.uk or 01772 648800.

 

 

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