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Glasgow Modern Apprentice Awards

“To be awarded the Trades House of Glasgow Modern Apprentice of the Year was a huge honour. It has allowed me to progress into the final year of my apprenticeship with a strong attitude and mind-set, and the recognition has been invaluable within the company, creating opportunities to grow my knowledge and network. I would strongly encourage anyone in a modern apprenticeship to apply for this award no matter what stage you are at.”

Erin Tinney of Doosan Babcock, previous winner of GMAA

The winner is presented with an inscribed trophy (which remains on display in the Trades Hall), receiving an inscribed replica and a cash prize of £1,000 for study. A second prize of £500 and a third of £250 is also awarded. Each finalist receives a certificate of commendation.

Winners and runners up in recent years have included a wide range of professions: painter and decorator, electrical engineer, joiner, hotel night manager, chef and a mechanical engineer. Apprentices in professions like pharmacy and administration have also featured among award winners.

For further information, please email Jackie Mullen or phone her on 0141 553 1605.