Kaylee McNally, an engineering apprentice from Arlington Automotive, was recognised for her talents as an engineering apprentice and for the work she does introducing other young people to the opportunities that a career in advanced manufacturing and engineering offers.
Pentaxia Limited was also recognised for making a special contribution to supporting skills development within the advanced manufacturing and engineering industry taking home the overall award.
BAE Systems won this prestigious award for its culture change and outreach programmes that have increased the proportion of female engineering apprentices at BAE from around 5 percent 10 years ago, to 30 percent today.
Robyn Clarke, an undergraduate engineer at Toyota Manufacturing (UK) Ltd, was recognised for her excellence as an engineer but also the fact that she has often been the first to engage with skills development programmes at Toyota helping to pave the way for other young engineers to follow in her footsteps.
Gareth Jenkins, Managing Director of FSG Tool and Die Ltd., was recognised for the work he's done in creating opportunities in the manufacturing industry in Wales. Since 2009, schemes Gareth played a role in creating have helped create over 9,000 jobs.
ridgwater & Taunton College was recognised as being one of the best training providers in the UK for the hands-on practical experience it's providing to apprentices in the nuclear sector, incorporating new technologies such as virtual and augmented reality.
Pentaxia Limited was recognised as being one of the best organisations in the UK. Pentaxia has set up its own training facilities to bring 3 to 5 new people a month into the industry and develop the talented employees it needs as a fast growing SME.
Grwp Llandrillo Menai was recognised as being one of the best training providers in the UK for the support it gives the economy of North Wales, by equipping local people with the skills and qualifications needed to ensure the competitiveness and success of the region.
Glen Fraser, an engineering technician apprentice at BAE Systems plc, Naval Ships, struggled through school and was diagnosed with severe dyslexia at an early age, he was told by a teacher that 'engineering wasn't for him'.
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