GQA Qualifications Blog

Friday 23 September 2011

The Vocational College - Finalists in 3 Categories at the Proskills Awards

The Vocational College are proud to have been chosen as finalist in 3 categories at this year’s Proskills Awards event at Alton Towers.

The Vocational College, a major GQA Approved Centre and National Skills Academy Provider, based in Liverpool have been shortlisted from a large competitive field to contest the ‘Training Provider of the Year’ category at this year’s awards.

Bryan O’Connor (TVC Learner - pictured below left) has also been shortlisted to represent the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ category at the awards beating off stiff completion from other Apprentices from across the country, while Jason Wlyde (TVC Learner - pictured below right) has been shortlisted to represent the ‘Achiever of the Year’ category.

Paul Gray who is the Delivery Performance Manager of the Glass Faculty at TVC said “We are extremely pleased to have been shortlisted for the ‘Training Provider of the Year’ award and we are also very proud of the achievements of our 2 Apprentices. Growing your own workforce and investing in apprentices is a key factor in ensuring the sector has the skills to move forward.”

The Proskills Awards take place on 3rd November at Alton Towers in Staffordshire.