Apprenticeship Awards 2023 - City of Wolverhampton College

Apprenticeship Awards 2023

Apprenticeship Awards 2023

The Apprenticeship Awards, now in its third year, celebrated the very best apprenticeship talent. The evening showcased the achievements and provided well-deserved recognition for apprentices and employers who had demonstrated high levels of commitment to developing their workforce through apprenticeship programmes.

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About the event

The 2023 event was bigger and better than ever before, delivering the ultimate experience for every guest. On arrival, guests enjoyed a complementary drinks reception before heading through to the main banquet hall to get the prestigious ceremony underway – complete with a delicious sit-down meal, of course!


The college offers over 50 apprenticeship standards in a wide range of industry sectors and, with over 800 apprentices currently enrolled on programmes across the region, the college is transforming the lives of young people and supporting local employers and the local economy by equipping their staff with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the demands of their business.


Apprentices of the Year

Automotive (Sponsored by Keltruck)

Jay Deakin – Hot-Wheelz

Barbering (Sponsored by BS1 Barbershop)

Nikhil Patel – FH5 Barbers

Building Services (Sponsored by Wulfrun Building)

Matthew Martin – DSP Construction Management Services

Construction (Sponsored by SH Projects Ltd)

Callum Jewkes – Wulfrun Building Solutions 

Business Support

Becky Bowden – Complesso

Engineering (Sponsored by LoneStar Fasteners Europe Ltd)

Rob McAllister – Budweiser Brewing Group UK & I

Food and Drink

Hollie Coggins – Cafe Roux

Hair and Beauty (Sponsored by Rizzo Hairdressing Ltd)

Megan Perry – Lisa Milner Hair

Health and Social Care

Tammy Harris – Bradley Medical Centre 

IT & Digital (Sponsored by Forward & Thinking)

Lily Ford – South Staffordshire Council. 

Leadership and Management (Sponsored by Turner and Townsend)

Stephen Morgan – City of Wolverhampton Council

Overall Apprentice of the Year (Sponsored by Astley Partnership Ltd)

Becky Bowden – Complesso

About Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I is a proud part of AB InBev globally. In the UK, Budweiser Brewing Group employs over 1,000 people in our breweries in Magor, South Wales, Samlesbury, Lancashire and Enfield, North London and in our local headquarters in Central London. 


We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. We are proud to offer the UK’s leading premium beer and cider brands, including global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®; international brands Bud Light®, Michelob Ultra®, Beck’s®, Leffe®, and Hoegaarden®; and local champions Bass® and Boddingtons®. 


We are here to champion Britain’s iconic beer culture, from barley farmers to pubs and retail; we are a founding member of the Portman Group, a member of the British Beer and Pub Association and a supporter of the Drinkaware Trust. We are also members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Renewable and Sustainability Energy and the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group. Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Learn more at or on Twitter through @BudBrewingUKI 

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