Kendal College Apprenticeship Awards 2017

Over 60 prize winning apprentices, their employers and assessors attended this year’s annual celebration of apprentices at Kendal College as part of National Apprenticeship Week, acknowledging the effort and dedication that apprentices and their employers put into their jobs on a daily basis. 


The Awards Evening was hosted by Kelli Horner, Works Based & Corporate Client Manager and assisted by a whole team of Level 3 Business apprentices, who put their project management skills into action. Maximising opportunity for all our apprentices, the guests also enjoyed a fabulous two-course meal, prepared and served by the College’s hospitality apprentices using the outstanding catering and hospitality facilities.

An Inspirational speech was given by past apprentice Stefan Pryor; Project Manager at James Cropper PLC, and current employer of apprentices; Kate Casey and Amanda O’Brien from the Universities of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust who employ significant numbers of apprentices.

The following awards were presented on the night:

Jenna Allen: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration
Laura Chapman: L4 Higher Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration

Information Technology
Brodie Nicholson: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals
Cameron Duclos: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Hospitality and Catering
Paul Ionescu: L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hospitality Services (Multi-Skilled) Iulian Parnescu: L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hospitality Services (Multi-Skilled) Oliver Parsons: L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Professional Cookery

Danny Keeley: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery
Scott Wilkinson, age 22: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Retail (Sale Professional)

Bonnie Brockleban: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Cleaning & Environmental Services

Fitness Instructing
Adam Jennings: L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Instructing Exercise and Fitness

Animal Care
Maggi Raisbeck: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Animal Care

Health and Social Care
Sarah Benjamin: L2 Intermediate Apprentice Health & Social Care

Clinical Healthcare
Holly Fleming: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)

Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Jodie Rothery: L2 Intermediate Apprenticeship For the Children and Young Peoples Workforce

Sam Wilson: L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture

Michelle Clement, Business Tutor at Kendal College said “The Apprenticeship Awards evening is a great opportunity to celebrate our apprentice’s achievements, and highlight the continued support they receive from our dedicated tutors. We look forward to seeing them progress throughout their apprenticeships and into their chosen career!”

As the leading training provider in the area, Kendal College, in line with local employers, is constantly developing its range of apprenticeships and now offers 35 different types of apprenticeship from Level 2 up to degree level. For more information, please visit:

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