Steel processing company MTL Group held its first apprenticeship awards last night (10th September) at the Phoenix Golf Club, Rotherham, recognising the importance and contribution that its apprentices have made to the Brinsworth based Fabrication Company.
The awards which included ‘Most Sustained Apprentice’, ‘Most Improved Apprentice’ and ‘Special Achievement’ were presented by Managing Director Dr Henry Shirman and Operations Director Darren Bradley.
These awards recognised the apprentices for excelling in the engineering field the effort and quality of the work produced over the past year.
Managing Director Dr Henry Shirman said, “Over the past number of years we have supported our apprentices and are recognising their efforts tonight”.
The event also welcomed family members of the apprentices so that they too could share in the success and also recognises the importance of apprentices in industry.
“It has been identified that there is a shortage of skilled workers in the manufacturing industry. For these youngsters it is a fantastic opportunity for them to grow and for the upcoming apprentices to follow suit being acknowledged for their contributions at MTL Group.
HR Manager Anita Adams concluded, “Over the past few years, the number of apprentices has grown significantly, and they all play a fundamental part in the future success of the business”.