Six super apprentices

Six super apprentices at Total People have been shortlisted for this year’s Student Excellence Awards.

The annual Student Excellence Awards awards celebrates students and learners from across The Manchester College, UCEN Manchester and Total People.

There are two award categories for Total People learners - Total People Intermediate Apprenticeship of the Year and Total People Advanced Apprentice of the Year - and the six finalists have been named as:


Total People Intermediate Apprenticeship of the Year
  • Sharnay Haining - Hair Level 2
  • Saskia Rusowicz - Architectural Joinery Level 2
  • Laura Wileman - Commis Chef Apprenticeship
Total People Advanced Apprentice of the Year
  • Tia Cavanagh - Early Years Educator (EYE)
  • Rebekah Pettinger - Pharmaceutical Science Level 3  
  • Dylan Pritchard - HNC Diploma in Construction and The Built Environment

Linda Dean, Managing Director of Total People, said: “Congratulations to all our finalists who have been shortlisted for this year’s Student Excellence Awards. To have made it through to the final three of each category is an amazing achievement, and shows the hard work and dedication that each finalist has given to their apprenticeship.”

Hundreds of students and apprentices were nominated by their peers and tutors throughout March with the deserving finalists invited to a celebratory awards evening at The Midland Hotel, Manchester city centre, on Thursday 13 June.   

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