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Aico’s National Apprentice of the Year

We are excited to announce the launch of our National Apprentice of the Year Award for 2024!

This award has been established to recognise outstanding apprentices who not only have good technical skills but are role models for others in the industry. The electrical professionals of tomorrow are so important to our industry, and we aim to highlight and celebrate their success.

Who can enter?

Aico’s National Apprentice of the Year 2024 competition can be entered by an electrical apprentice currently enrolled on an apprenticeship scheme. A representative like a college or company may also assist the apprentice with the application. This is open to apprentices UK-wide.

This is a fantastic opportunity for apprentices, employers, and colleges to showcase our current talent in the industry.

When do entries close?

Entries are now closed. Each entry will be judged, and a shortlist will be created with the finalists announced on Friday, 19th January 2024.

How do you enter?

Please send the completed entry form to marketing@aico.co.uk.

What can finalists expect?

  • From the entries, 12 selected nominees will be asked to attend the JTL training centre in Birmingham for a practical assessment day on Wednesday, 14th February 2024.
  • Each candidate that makes it to this stage will receive a state-of-the-art toolkit packed with all the tools an electrician would need.
  • The top six candidates concluding this stage will be invited to the Aico Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 18th April 2024, where the winner will be announced in front of a packed industry audience.
  • The winner of the award will be recognised industry wide and will also be adding a top of the range multi function tester to their toolkit worth up to £1400.


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