Glasgow Kelvin College apprentices have once again put in a very impressive performance at this year’s prestigious BESA Scotland Awards.
Winning three of the five categories and overall carrying home eight of the sixteen awards, the students have made their employers, and their building services tutors at College, very proud.
Third year Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprentice, Jonathon Lansdowne from Renfrew, was the winner in his category and went on to scoop the overall BESA Scottish Apprentice of the Year. Jonathon works with TRS and his tutors are delighted with the progress he has made throughout his apprenticeship training with them. A happy Jonathon is picture here with his Award and Allan Bolton, Electrical Manager with TRS Ltd (left) and Rab Fletcher, BESA Chair of Scotland Region (right).
Heating & Ventilation Fitter Apprentice of the Year Award winner, Ryan Kelly from Kilwinning is apprenticed to James Frew Ltd.
Dominic Downie of Troon, who works with South Ayrshire Council, was awarded Service & Maintenance Apprentice of the Year.
The other Glasgow Kelvin College students who received BESA awards were:
- Connor Davidson of KB Refrigeration
- Sam Caig of KB Refrigeration
- Connor McGuire of FES
- Connor Gowan of My Eco Solutions and,
- Maigan McKenna of Mitie Technical
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has evolved throughout the years to reflect the growing needs of its members and to encompass all of the specialist services available within the built environment.
Each year it recognises emerging talent and skills in the sector through these prestigious awards at regional and, ultimately, UK national level.
The awards were kindly sponsored by Milwaukee, Nuaire, Weir & McQuiston Scotland Ltd, Taylor & Fraser Ltd, City of Glasgow College and Technical Retail Services Ltd.
Winners are automatically put forward to the National Awards which will be presented at a glittering ceremony in Park Plaza Hotel, London in November.
Glasgow Kelvin College is delighted to see its students honoured in this way and looks forward to continuing its strong partnership with BESA in Scotland. These talented students are an inspiration and a testament to the skills and hard work of their tutors and the enthusiasm and commitment of their employers.
Congratulations go to everyone involved and fingers are crossed for the National event in November.