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ECITB announces final line up for awards
Finalists named for 2015 Engineering Construction Industry Training & Development Awards  

Grand Connaught Rooms, London
The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) is delighted to announce the finalists for this year’s Engineering Construction Industry Training & Development Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements and successes of individuals, companies and training providers in the engineering construction industry.  The winners of the six award categories will be announced at a Gala Dinner on June 4 at The Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden, London.

Commenting on the awards, David Edwards, ECITB chief executive said:

“We want to recognise the excellent achievements of employees in the engineering construction industry, which comprises sectors that are so vital to the UK economy. The awards are a true celebration and recognition of the people whose outstanding commitment to training and development is helping secure engineering construction skills, now and for the future.”

“We had many excellent entries and were impressed by the strength of candidates in all our award categories.  Our judging panel had a difficult task choosing the winners. My congratulations go out to all the nominees and finalists. They are examples of the excellent companies and people of the engineering construction industry.”

The awards are a significant achievement and a highlight in the engineering construction industry’s calendar. This is the fourth year that the ECITB has hosted the awards ceremony.  The awards are supported and sponsored by engineering construction companies and other skills and training organisations.  This year’s sponsors are: Cofely Fabricom GDF Suez, Amec Foster Wheeler, Jacobs UK Ltd, Doosan Babcock, Wood Group PSN, HCF Catch, Redcar and Cleveland College, Boulting Group.

All finalists will attend the awards dinner and ceremony, hosted by presenter, Wendy Gibson.





Apprentice of the Year (National and Regional)
Robyn Munro                          Amec Foster Wheeler (Offshore Region)
Suzanne Birney                       Doosan Babcock (Scotland Region)
Emma Hanley                         Sellafield (North West)
Chelsea Griffin                        Cofely Fabricom GDF Suez (Yorkshire and Humber Region)
Dale McCombe                       Alstom UK (Midlands Region)
Dan Allan                                KBR (EDP Region)
Charlie Lowry                          SSE (South East & East)
Luke Lawrence                        Ledwood (Wales & South West)


Provider of the Year

20/20 Business Insight

Aberdeen Fluid Systems



Learner of the Year

Sean McGee                           Jacobs UK Ltd

Jonathon Forster                     Amec Foster Wheeler

Danny Murphy                         Interserve


Individual Delivery

Shan Cheatle                          Amec Foster Wheeler

Mark Hooton                           Cofely Fabricom GDF Suez

Tim Smith                                Jacobs Engineering UK


Leadership of Learning

Peter Sempie                          PPS Electrical

Kevin Benson                          Alstom UK

Ron High                                Wood Group PSN


Innovation of Learning

Jacobs UK Ltd

Cofely Fabricom GDF Suez

Wood Group PSN

Skills & Training Charter Large Employer

Wood Group PSN

Jacobs UK Ltd








Notes to editors:

Dr Rachel Odams
Head of Corporate Affairs
Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

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About the ECITB

Established in 1991, the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board’s (ECITB) mission is ‘Securing Engineering Construction Skills now and for the future’. The ECITB is the skills, standards and qualifications body with statutory responsibility for the development of the engineering construction workforce of Great Britain. The ECITB has a global footprint and supports clients in 18 countries, providing engineering and project delivery skills across the energy, processing and construction sectors. The ECITB works closely with employers and governments to attract develop and qualify engineering construction personnel in a wide range of craft, technical and professional skills and disciplines. Over the last 25 years the ECITB has supported 1.4 million learners. For more information please visit www.ecitb.org.uk


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