Local apprentice of the year accolade

6 February 2014

Henry Weemes, of Dunnington Electricals. has just won the Megger Regional Apprentice accolade and will soon be competing in the nationals.

Henry is aged 22 and has been with Dunnington Electricals for 3 years. The company was established in 2009 by Glen Milburn and Nick Wraith and are  based in Ripley near Harrogate  – they employ 12 electricians, 3 apprentices and have 4 office staff.

Harrogate College put him forward for Megger Regional Apprentice of the year and on 4 February 2014 at Burnley College he  came away a clear winner.

He is now through to the National Megger apprentice of the year. In April 2014, along with 6 other finalists,  there will be a 2 day competition in Birmingha.

Henry said: I am very happy with my achievement and look forward to competing at Nationals in Brimingham. I would like to thank Dunnington Electricals for their support and training throughout my apprenticeship.

I would also like to thank those Electricians at Dunnington Electricals who I have worked with and have taught me what I know to date.

www.sparks-magazine.co.uk for the competition details.

Nick Wraith said: First of all, I’d like to say huge congratulations to Henry. It is testament to all his hard work and dedication that he has triumphed in the prestigious North West Regional round for the Megger Apprentice of the Year 2014.

Apprentices are such a vital part of the future of the Electrical Industry and it is great to see such an outstanding talent being recognized for his efforts over the last 3 years.

Henry is a real asset to our Company and a vital part of its continued and successful growth, we wish him all the luck in the Final!

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