A JTL apprentice who works for Chris Bowker in Morecambe has won the Apprentice of the Year Award at the Electrical Industry Awards 2017. Joel Collins was delighted to be shortlisted and to hear his name called out at the awards evening as winner of this prestigious award.
Joel started his apprenticeship with Chris Bowker on the 17 September 2013 at the age of 16 and was signed on to the level 3 NVQ Electrotechnical Diploma with leading training company JTL.
As part of his apprenticeship Collins attended Lancaster and Morecambe college where he completed the underpinning knowledge elements of the Diploma over a 2-year period. Collins also completed his ICT Level 2 Functional Skills during this period.
He developed his practical skills across a wide range of jobs encompassing leisure, commercial and health care projects, specifically schools and large-scale hospital refurbishments and new builds across the North West.