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The 2018 SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Winner is announced

Yesterday (12th April) saw the completion of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition and the 2018 winner was announced as Matt Taylor from Farnborough College. The two-day final took place at the 3M Customer Innovation Centre. Contestants had a total of ten hours to complete the most difficult test the competition has […]

The SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year 2016 is underway!

The SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year 2016 competition is underway, with the first regional winner being Matt Doe from Bridgwater College where the heat took place. Students from 10 colleges in the area took part in the regional qualifier, with the standard of competition extremely high. In order to take part in the […]

Welsh Regional Winner

Congratulations to Ben Moss from Coleg Menai who won the Welsh regional heat at Coleg y Cymoedd on 20th January 2016. The standard of quality from the apprentices was exceptional across the 12 colleges that took part, making the job of judging challenging for Darren Oates (EAL) and Simon Brown (BASEC). This was the second […]

North East Regional Winner

We are delighted to announce that Jake Sowersby from Darlington College won the title of North East winner after another close run regional heat, held at New College Durham on 27th January 2016. Head Judge, Darren Oates (EAL) commented on the speed and confidence of which all the students tackled the practical test. This was […]

North West Regional Winner Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that Luke Shield from Lakes College was named the North West heat winner. Yet again, Competition Judge Darren Oates was extremely impressed by the high standard of quality and pace set by the apprentices. The last two regional heats are taking place in February. For more information about the event […]

South East Regional Winner

Congratulations to Oliver Clarke from Uxbridge College, who was crowned the South East winner, after another inspiring heat at PROCAT on 10th February 2016. The 9 apprentices taking part from colleges across the South East showcased their incredible skills, impressing Judges Darren Oates (EAL) and Simon Brown (BASEC). With only one more heat left at […]

Midlands Regional Winner

Congratulations to Pierce Cook from Boston College who secured the last place in the final after winning the Midlands heat at Stephenson College on Wednesday 17th February 2016. Judge, Darren Oates was extremely impressed by the standard of work produced by all the apprentices taking part from ten colleges across the region. The final will […]

The SPARKS UK Apprentice of the Year Final begins today!

After an impressive turnout which has blown all previous competitions out of the park, today is the day that our seven Regional Winners go head-to-head in the battle to win the Apprentice of the Year crown. The final, which is being held at Stephenson College in Leicestershire, will run over two days, with a six-hour […]

Introducing…the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year!

Yesterday we all said a big WELL DONE to our successful UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year winner, Luke Shield from Lakes College. After competing last year and finishing as a regional finalist, Luke went on to be the overall winner this year. We managed to grab a moment with him amidst the excitement of […]

Winner of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition 2017 announced

Thomas Seward, 18, from Coleg Gwent was crowned the overall winner of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition yesterday (Thursday 9th March). Finalists from the seven regions where the competition heats took place plus the person with the highest overall score attended the Grand Final, which took place over two days at […]