The electrical department of Total People is celebrating the achievement of one of its new apprentices Michael Woolley, who has reached the national final of the NICEIC ELCSCA Apprentice of the Year Competition 2016. The competition has been running from December 2015 and is concluding June 2016. Michael Woolley who is currently working towards City and Guilds Level 3 in Electrical Installation, was one of 300 who passed the first stage of the competition and has passed exams, practical test’s and interviews on his journey to making the last 8.
Julie Blake, Senior Marketing Manager at Certsure, which operates the NICEIC and ELECSA brands, said: “It has been a tough process but we are excited about the upcoming final. Apprentices are the lifeblood of our industry and it has been encouraging to see how committed they have been. The overall standard and general level of enthusiasm shown by everyone is a credit to the industry.”
Marie Parry, Scolmore Group’s Marketing Director, said: “We understand the importance of supporting the industry and we are committed to playing our part to help the electricians of today and tomorrow to develop their skills and grow their businesses. We are delighted to be involved with the Apprentice of the Year and the results so far demonstrate that there is a wealth of talent out there and that bodes well for the future of the industry.”
The Grand Final takes place at the main sponsor of the competition, Scolmore’s headquarters in Tamworth, Staffordshire, on June the 9th.