Metalcraft are very proud to have been awarded the winner of the Medium Employer of the Year for the East of England at the National Apprenticeships awards.
Austen Adams, managing director of Metalcraft, said: “I’m delighted that our commitment to developing the next generation of engineers has been recognised. This year represents a very special anniversary for Metalcraft as we celebrate the centenary of our apprenticeship. We remain committed to providing the highest levels of training to young people, working in conjunction with local colleges to equip them with the skills they need to enjoy successful, productive careers in the industry. The engineering skills shortage is a common topic of discussion around the country and, as businesses, we all have a responsibility to invest in the future of our workforce.”
“At Metalcraft, over 50 per cent of our employees began their careers as apprentices and almost all of our management team are also former apprentices.”
East of England winners and highly commended entries were announced at an awards ceremony held at Newmarket Racecourse.
Metalcraft will now go forward to the national award scheme which recognises the regions top apprentices, all regional winners entries will undergo a further round of judging with the top 3 shortlisted. National award winners will be announced at a ceremony held on January 20 2017 in London.