Rochdale Training 49th Apprenticeship Awards

Date published: 07 December 2018

Rochdale Training has recently celebrated the success of its apprentices at its 49th Awards celebration.

The team were joined by apprentices, employers, parents, carers, MP for Rochdale Tony Lloyd, Mayor of Rochdale Councillor Mohammed Zaman and guest speaker, Paul Simkiss Managing Director of Simkiss Control Systems Ltd.

The awards celebrated the achievement of Rochdale Training’s learners, in gaining an Apprenticeship or a vocational, nationally recognised qualification in 2017/2018.  

The event acknowledged their hard work following completion of their training, and also recognised the employers who support them.


Rochdale Training 49th Apprenticeship Awards winners


1st Year Engineering Apprentice 2018
Oliver Simms of McCormick Europe PLC

Advanced Engineering Level 3
Brett Wardrope of Hellermann Tyton

Higher-Level Apprentice of the Year Award 2017/18
Aimie Wolohan of Casicare

Business Administration Advanced Apprentice of the Year 2017/18
Chloe Johnson of Rochdale Borough Council

Business Admin Intermediate Apprentice of the Year 2017/18
Leanne Glynn of Rochdale Training

Adult Learner of the Year Award 2017/18
Bernadette Cullen of Howard Street Nursery


Rochdale Training Chief Executive, Jill Nagy said: “Well done to our learners for your hard work.

“We are proud of your achievements and congratulations to you all.

“Thank you to the parents, carers and families for your support of the learners.

“But most of all I’d like to thank the employers, our customers, thank you for using us as without you, we don’t exist.

“It is much appreciated.

“Thank you to our guest speaker, Paul Simkiss who completed his Engineering Apprenticeship at Rochdale Training. He is now the owner and Managing Director of Simkiss Control Systems Ltd.

“A great ambassador and role model for our apprentices, showing Apprenticeship training worked for him and can work for them”

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