Glasgow Kelvin College – Glasgow’s newest merged college – is delighted to announce the runaway success of eight of its talented engineering students in the Scottish National Building & Engineering Services Association Apprenticeship Finals for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration(HVACR).
The HVACR Awards for Outstanding Achievement.
This nationwide competition is open to all colleges who are invited to put forward two apprentices into each of four award sections – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Heating and Ventilation, Service and Maintenance.
Glasgow Kelvin College entered eight apprentices, two in each subject area who scooped all awards, coming first and second in each of the four award sections. The apprentices who excelled in their field were as follows below.
Apprentice Pipe Fitter of the Year:
- Lee Cockburn
- Jordan Gilmour
Apprentice Pipe Fitter/ Welder of the Year:
- Max Thomas,
- Ross Donnelly (both of whom are pictured here to the left of Mike Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning when he officially opened the new College earlier this month)
Apprentice Service and Maintenance Engineer of the Year:
- Tom Gregory,
- Sinclair Bain
Apprentice RAC Engineer of the Year:
- James Peffers,
- Justin Cahill.
The awards will be presented at a ceremony early in 2014.
Principal of Glasgow Kelvin College, Alan Sherry, said;
[quote]On behalf of the young apprentice engineers and their employers, we are absolutely delighted at this unparalleled achievement. These impressive wins set a very high standard which Glasgow Kelvin College will continue to strive for. Thanks and congratulations go not only to our extremely talented apprentices, but also to the skilled and supportive staff who have worked so closely with them.[/quote]
This is Glasgow Kelvin College’s first of many success stories and cements their reputation as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in Scotland for Building Services Engineering training
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