Boulting are celebrating having received three nominations for the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) 2017 Awards.
Jonathan Duffy, Anthony Dorney and Malcolm Baker have all been shortlisted in the highly prestigious awards, with the winners being announced on October 26 at The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place in London.
Founded in 1991, the ECITB is a skills, standards and qualifications body with statutory responsibility for the development of the engineering construction workforce in the UK.
Duffy and Dorney will compete for the title of Improver of the Year at the awards after successfully completing relevant ECI qualifications. Before joining Boulting, Duffy was a member of the British Army, where he served for ten years. As part of the MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC), he used funding to retrain and gain relevant qualifications for his work at Boulting.
Both candidates have demonstrated an outstanding work ethic, which is only complemented by their drive and ambition to get the job done. The winner of this category will then compete for the title of Learner of the Year.
Baker, who has over 20 years’ service as a health and safety advisor at Boulting, has been shortlisted in the Individual Delivery of Learning category. With a proven track record of delivering outstanding learner support, he has demonstrated a commitment to the training and development of learners and ensured the quality and relevance of various training programmes.
“We’re thrilled to see that three of our employees have been recognised for their dedication to engineering and continued commitment to professional improvement,” explained Ian Humphries, managing director at Boulting.
“Learning and development are at the core of everything we do here. From ensuring our staff are aware of the latest techniques and technologies available to effectively complete a job, to relevant best practice, regulations and legislations that ensure the safety of both the project team and end user.
“Training is also important for our clients. As all our projects are tailored to meet client needs, our engineers and project team must be able to pass their expertise and knowledge onto the client, allowing systems to continue operating successfully once the work has been completed.”
The winners of the ECITB 2017 Awards will be announced on October 26 at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London. For more information about the awards and the ECITB, visit www.ecitb.org.uk
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