Rebus Training Recognises Success

Our annual awards evening celebrates the hard work of our learners who complete their City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Qualification.

Annual Awards 2021

The 2021 Annual Awards evening was held on the 23rd November 2021 at Rebus Training Ltd in Stoke-on-Trent.

After a challenging 18 months, it was great to finally celebrate the successes of our students once again. An enjoyable evening was attended by apprentices, adult learners, friends, family and importantly our loyal employers.

Special thanks to Ray and the team at the Electric Light Co for sponsoring a number of award prizes.

Apprentice of the year 2021

Drew Lund
presented with his award by Managing Director Jon Grocock

Best Apprentice Year 3

Neil Ford
presented with his award by Tutor Chris Tatton

Most Improved Year 3

Annabelle Franks  presented with her award by Tutor Chris Tatton

Best Apprentice  Year 2

Ashley Bourne  presented with his award by Tutor John Davies

Most Improved Year 2

Wayne Bailey
presented with his award by Tutor John Davies

Best Apprentice  Year 1

Drew Lund
presented with his award by Tutor Shaun Eardley

Most Improved Year 1

Kyle Standeven  presented with his award by Tutor Shaun Eardley

Best Student  Evening Groups

Sam Smith  presented with his award by Tutor Simon Hodgkiss

Most Improved Evening Groups

Nigel Baddeley presented with his award by Tutor Simon Hodgkiss

Tutor of the Year (nominated by students)

John Davies presented with his award by Training Manager Rob Glover

Special Apprenticeship Award

Ayesha Parveen presented with her award by Finance Manager Jo Finnerty


Annual Awards 2019

Our Annual Awards took place on Tuesday 3rd December.

An amazing time was had by all who attended, this could not have been made possible without thanks to our sponsors for the evening.

Our prize sponsors:



A special thank you to Sam Hulley at Instalek for taking photos of the nights events.

Congratulations to William Furmedge who won Apprentice of the year 2019

Throughout the year William has showed consistent determination, he has a polite and respectful attitude an eagerness to learn and progress. William has a willingness to help others and shows all the qualities of an ideal apprentice.

The award was presented to William by Pete Angel from NICEIC

Below are the awards categories, winners and runner ups.

Year 1
Most Improved in the Year Jack Hurlstone – Winner
Matthew Cowan – Runner up
Best in the Year Jack Harvey – Winner
Neil Ford – Runner up
Year 2
Most Improved in the Year Lewis Dunleavy – Winner
James Harper – Runner up
Best in the Year Nigel Cartwright – Winner
Gregor Brailsford – Runner up
Year 3
Most Improved in the Year Chris Ryder – Winner
Harry Richards – Runner up
Best in the Year William Furmedge – Winner
Kelvin Jackson – Runner up
Evening Groups
Most Improved in the Year Christian Smith – Winner
Jamie Witkowski
Best Student David Parker – Winner
Kelso Condliffe – Runner up

A new category for this year was  Tutor of the Year, which was nominated by all of our learners.


Ian Brookes accepting his Tutor of the Year award from Jon Grocock (Managing Director)


William Furmedge – Winner in Year 3 Best in the Year category. Presented by Ian Brookes (Tutor)


Kelvin Jackson – Runner up in Year 3 Best in the Year category. Presented by Ian Brookes (Tutor)


Chris Ryder – Winner in Year 3 Most Improved in the Year category. Presented by Ian Brookes (Tutor) and accepted by Lloyd Tattum


Harry Richards – Runner up in Year 3 Most Improved in the Year category. Presented by Ian Brookes (Tutor)


Neil Ford – Runner up in Year 1 Best in the Year category. Presented by Jake Tuck (Tutor)


David Parker – Winner in Evening Group Best Student category. Presented by Chris Tatton (Tutor)


Christian Smith – Winner in Evening group Most Improved in the Year category. Presented by Chris Tatton (Tutor)


Nigel Cartwright – Winner in Year 2 Best in the Year category. Presented by Rob Glover (Training Manager)


Gregor Brailsford – Runner up in Year 2 Best in the Year category. Presented by Rob Glover (Training Manager)


Lewis Dunleavy- Winner in Year 2 Most Improved in the Year category. Presented by Rob Glover (Training Manager)


James Harper – Runner up in Year 2 Most Improved in the Year category. Presented by Rob Glover (Training Manager)


Jack Harvey – Winner in Year 1 Best in the Year category. Presented by Jake Tuck (Tutor)

Our Annual Apprentice Awards took place on Monday 12th November 2018 and a great time was had by all who attended.

Well done to everyone who was nominated.

Congratulations to Adam Tanner who won Apprentice of the year 2018

Adam’s award was presented by our Tutor Rob Glover.

Unfortunately Adam was unable to attend on the evening, his award was accepted on his behalf by his Employer (JPR Mechanical & Electrical Services Ltd)

Below are the categories, winners and runner ups.

Year 1
Most Improved In The Year Kurt Scully – Winner
Best In The Year Nigel Cartwight – Runner Up
Joe Davis – Winner
Year 2
Most Improved In The Year Charlie Webster – Runner Up
Jake Avery – Winner
Best In The Year Richard Bloor – Runner Up
Kelvin Jackson – Winner
Year 3
Most Improved In The Year Joseph Hill – Runner Up
Joshua Marks – Winner
Best In The Year Jake Cooper – Runner Up
Adam Tanner – Winner

Thank you to Seaward, Electric Light Co. & NAPIT who sponsored the event and donated a number of prizes.

Here are a few photos from the night


Joshua Marks awarded Winner in the Year 3 Most Improved In The Year Category. Presented by Rob Glover (Tutor)


Kelvin Jackson awarded Winner in the Year 2 Best in Year Category. Presented by Jake Tuck (Tutor)


Jake Avery awarded Winner in the Year 2 Most Improved In The Year Category. Presented by Jake Tuck (Tutor)


Charlie Webster awarded Runner up in the Year 2 Most Improved In The Year Category. Presented by Jake Tuck (Tutor)


Joe Davies awarded Winner in the Year 1 Best in the Year Category. Presented by Chris Tatton (Tutor)


Nigel Cartwright awarded Runner up in the Year 1 Best in the Year Category. Presented by Chris Tatton (Tutor)


Kurt Scully awarded Winner in the Year 1 Best in the Year Category. Presented by Chris Tatton (Tutor)


The Rebus Team


Annual Awards Trophy