Winners and Finalists 2016

Employability Learner of the Year

  • Traineeship Learner of the Year (Engagement)
  • Cameron Thomas, Cardiff
    Cassidy Jones, Bethesda – Winner
    Leon Proudlock, Denbigh

  • Traineeship Learner of the Year (Level 1)
  • Angharad Jones, Anglesey – Winner
    Darren Watts, Cardiff
    Rhys Pugh, Llanelli

Jobs Growth Wales

  • Jobs Growth Wales – Outstanding Achiever of the Year
  • Callum Jones, Pontypool
    Marc Pugh, Llanfaredd – Winner
    Oliver Chatfield, Pontypool

Apprentice of the Year

  • Foundation Apprentice of the Year
  • Gwilym Bowen Rhys, Caernarfon
    Niall Perks, Cardiff – Winner
    Rhys Donovan, Merthyr Tydfil

  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Leanne Williams, Wrexham
    Maria Brooks, Porthcawl – Winner
    Michael Leach, Pontypridd

  • Higher Apprentice of the Year
  • Adam Harvey, Barry
    Jamie Stenhoff, Flint – Winner
    Matthew Edwards, Wrexham

Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

  • Small Employer of the Year (10-49)
  • Crimewatch Alarms Limited & CW Electrical, Newport – Winner
    Ken Picton Salon, Cardiff
    University of South Wales Child Care Services Department, Pontypridd

  • Medium Employer of the Year (50-249)
  • Arthur J. Gallagher, Llantrisant – Winner
    Little Inspirations, Pontyclun
    Values in Care Limited, Hengoed

  • Large and Macro Employer of the Year (250-5000+)
  • Argos
    BT PLC, London – Winner, Macro
    Dˆwr Cymru Welsh Water, Treharris – Winner, Large
    OP Chocolates, Merthyr Tydfil
    Innogy Renewables UK Ltd, Llanidloes

Work-based Learning Practitioner of the Year

  • Work-based Learning Tutor of the Year
  • Chris Hughes, ACT Limited – Winner
    Lisa Marie Winter, Acorn Learning Solutions

  • Work-based Learning Assessor of the Year
  • Mark McDonough, Grˆwp Llandrillo Menai – Winner
    Michael Ramsden, Cambrian Training Company