APSE is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 APSE Scotland Building Apprentice Awards. The awards celebrate the hard work and exceptional accomplishments of apprentices in the housing and building sector. The competition this year was tough but after careful deliberation, these applicants have successfully made it to the final stage. Congratulations!
Commenting on the quality of this year’s applications, APSE Chief Executive Paul O’Brien said ‘I am extremely impressed with the dedication shown by our apprentice finalists. They should be proud of everything they’ve accomplished. At APSE, we are dedicated to excellence in frontline services, and these finalists have been selected for embodying that same objective, proving that apprenticeship schemes are a rewarding and mutually beneficial investment for local authorities.’
The winners will be announced at APSE’s annual Scottish Building, Housing & Renewables Seminar in Dunblane, taking place on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 February 2016.
The finalists are:
Michael Spence, Plumber/Heating Engineer, Aberdeen City Council
Allan Campbell, Electrician, East Dunbartonshire Council
Ryan Fair, Plumber, Fife Council
Darren McLeod, Painter & Decorator, West Dunbartonshire Council
Graeme Baird, Electrician, Aberdeen City Council
Liam Brawls, Plumber, Dumfries & Galloway Council
Lewis McKerchar, Plasterer, Fife Council
Ronnie Paterson, Plasterer, South Ayrshire Council
Connor Waddell, Plumber, Clackmannanshire Council
Alastair McLean, Joiner, Fife Council
Lewis McFadyen, Electrician, Fife Council
James Hamilton, Joiner, Mears (North Lanarkshire Council)
Adam Cairney, Joiner, North Ayrshire Council
Jamie Edwards, Plumber, West Lothian Council
Shane Steenson, Electrician, Dumfries & Galloway Council
Emily Whitecross, Plumber, East Lothian Council
Greig Brickstock, Plasterer, Falkirk Council
David Locke, Service Engineer, Mears (North Lanarkshire Council)
Tony Perkins, Joiner, South Lanarkshire Council
Andrew Rae, Quantity Surveyor, Dumfries & Galloway Council
Scott Findlay, Quantity Surveyor, Dundee City Council
Donna Smith, Quantity Surveyor, Fife Council
Frances McClarence, Quantity Surveyor, Fife Council
Note to editors:
The winners of the APSE Scotland Building Apprentice Awards will be announced at the Scottish Building, Housing and Renewables Seminar, organised by APSE, which takes place on 18th and 19th February 2016.
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