Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards 2019

The fifth annual Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards took place at Truro and Penwith College on Friday 15 November 2019.

Hosted by Truro and Penwith College with support from Cornwall-wide business sponsors, the Awards recognise and reward the exceptional achievement of learners and employers involved in Apprenticeship training. 

Guests were treated to live music from Truro and Penwith College students at a reception, followed by a three course dinner that was designed, prepared and served by the College's Hospitality team.

2019 winners and highly commended nominees at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards

2019 winners and highly commended nominees at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards


2019 Winners and Highly Commended nominees

Accountancy Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by St Austell Printing Company

Winner:

Mimi Beard - PKF Francis Clark

Highly Commended:

Charlie Penhaligon – RRL

Lee Perry – Eden Project

Business Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by RRL

Winner:

Eleanor King – Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Highly Commended:

Ali Thomas – Cornwall Council

Chloe Browne – St Austell Brewery

Construction and Trade Occupations Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Tregothnan

Winner:

James Faull - Ed Faull Stone Masons Ltd

Highly Commended:

Lewis Lee - Chris Fulcher Building Services

Chris Smith – Headland Hotel

Customer Service and Retail Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

Winner:

Alistair McKenna - MY Compliance Management

Highly Commended:

Jessica Woods – Mullion Healthcare Centre

Naomi Stevenson - Disability Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Digital and IT Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Bluefruit Software

Winner:

Tim Martin – Fire Text

Highly Commended:

Hugh Gibbard – Cornwall Council

Oliver Jenkin – Avanti Communications

Engineering and Manufacturing Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

Winner:

Rowan Penhaligon - Terrill Bros

Highly Commended:

Haydn Rogers - St Austell Brewery

Sam Davies - Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

Hair and Beauty Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by VTCT

Winner:

Chloe Pym - Headland Hotel

Highly Commended:

Molly Ashby-Johnson - Marzipan Hair

Melody House - Hunter & Walsh

Heath, Social Care and Childcare Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by CAHSC

Winner:

Lyndsey Bunt - Trelawney Care

Highly Commended:

Kieran Trevena – Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

Carol Maunder - CORMAC Care

Hospitality Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by St Austell Brewery

Winner:

Darren Dunstan – The Victoria Inn, Threemilestone

Highly Commended:

Martina Jovanovic – St Austell Brewery

Callum Weston – St Austell Brewery

Land-based Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Eden Project

Winner:

Megan Lowman - Eden Project

Highly Commended:

Ben Watts – CORMAC

Benjamin Presswell – St Austell Town Council

Motor Vehicle Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Steve Andrews Tyres & Autocare

Winner:

Joshua Richards - Richards Brothers

Highly Commended:

David Gardner - North Country Garage

Jonathan Rule-Wilson - St Agnes Garage

Marketing and Management Apprentice of the Year: Sponsored by Falmouth Exeter Plus

Winner:

Emily Stanbury – Falmouth Exeter Plus

Highly Commended:

Lola Cockwell – FireText

Yiian Thomas – Vitamin Cornwall

Apprentice Achiever of the Year: Sponsored by Cornwall Live

Winner:

Brandon Penwarden - St Austell Brewery

Highly Commended:

Mimi Beard – PKF Francis Clark

Sophie Riley – Truro and Penwith College

Large Employer of the Year: Sponsored by Foot Anstey LLP

Winner:

Pendennis Shipyard

Highly Commended:

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

St Austell Brewery

SME Employer of the Year: Sponsored by Skills Hub

Winner:

Hunter & Walsh

Highly Commended:

WISKA UK

Tregothnan

Beacon Award for Inclusive Apprenticeship Recruitment: Sponsored by CIoS LEP Beacon Project

Winner:

Cornwall Council

Highly Commended:

disAbility Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

St Austell Brewery

Cornwall's Apprentice of the Year Tim Martin (right) with Martin Tucker, Director of Operations at Truro and Penwith College (left)

Cornwall's Apprentice of the Year Tim Martin (right) with Martin Tucker, Director of Operations at Truro and Penwith College (left)

Find out more about the 2019 Awards here.