Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2020: Finalists

Oct 21, 2020 | Uncategorized

The finalists for the Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2020 have been released.

We are excited to reveal the full list of finalists for the Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards. Keep your eyes peeled for more information on how to attend the event online 27th November 2020.


The full list of finalists and sponsors for 2020 is:

Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Construction and Property)

Michael Barrett, HS2

Qasim Khattak, Rider Levett Bucknall

Jorel Walsh, Skerritt Electrical

Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Engineering and Manufacturing), sponsored by Birmingham Metropolitan College

Vicky Curtis, Voestalpine

Ellesse Garratt, Voestalpine

Dylan Keefe, Voestalpine

Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Health, Education and Care), sponsored by Wales England Care

Susan Cruxton, Dignity

Hema Ghale, West Midlands Combined Authority

Mohammed Islam, West Midlands Ambulance Service

Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Professional Services), sponsored by Performance Through People

Joseph Billington, Greenfield Recovery

Jodie Louza, City of Wolverhampton Council

Isobel Sherrington, EY

Outstanding Apprentice of the Year (Tech, Digital and Creative Industries), sponsored by Voestalpine

Lauren Alie, PwC

Antonis Kousoulas, You. Smart. Thing.

Shekinah Yuhanna, DanceXchange

* Apprentice of the Year (chosen from the five category winners above), sponsored by Birmingham and Solihull Training Provider Network

Small Employer of the Year (1-50 staff), sponsored by Make UK

Philip Barnes and Co

Sunflowers Nursery

Tinkerbells Card Shop

Medium Employer of the Year (51-249 staff), sponsored by BCTG


Intercity Technology

RH Nuttall

Large Employer of the Year (250+ staff), sponsored by The Development Manager



The Fablink Group

Training Provider of the Year, sponsored by The Ladder Foundation

Aston University

Swift ACI

The Development Manager

Education Engagement Award, sponsored by Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

Make UK


Stephen Sutton Multi Academy Trust


Congratulations to all apprentices and employers who have been announced as a finalist. Also, a congratulations to all those who were nominated. The awards are held a reflection and celebration of all the hard work and success that has been seen across the region over the past 12 months.

The awards are now being held on Friday 27th November. This year the awards have gone virtual. We are proud to be working in partnership with BirminghamLive to host these awards. Keep an eye out for the #BAA20 to keep up to date with all the news surrounding the awards.

To find out more about the awards please visit the BirminghamLive website.


Be a Part of the Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards

You could be part of the awards next year. The Ladder for Greater Birmingham is working with providers to upskill the region. We have a range of apprenticeship vacancies available. If you are not sure on what to do next get in touch and we can give offer you advice on the next steps.

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