The CIHT Apprentice of the Year award is designed to recognise and celebrate an apprentice who is making a difference in our industry. The judges will be looking for the person who has best demonstrated a positive impact in the field of Highways or Transportation and is making an exceptional contribution to their workplace.
Entrants who are shortlisted for the award will be invited to attend the next CIHT Young Professionals Conference, which this year, will be an interactive, online event. We recognise that for many employers and their apprentices, 2020 has been extremely testing, but we are looking to the future and feel that showcasing excellence
Application form (Word doc)
11th September 2020
CIHT Apprentice of the Year finalists will benefit from:
You must be an apprentice member of the CIHT in order to enter. Apprentices in the highways and transportation industry can join CIHT by visiting our apprentice membership area and completing an online application form.
Judges are looking for apprentices who have made a difference to the organisation they work in and the wider industry. This will be measured according to the following criteria:
Your entry should take the form of a 750-1000-word statement of how you have met the above criteria. Please note that entries exceeding 1000 words will not be considered.
All entries must be submitted no later than Friday 11th September 2020. You can do this electronically via email@example.com on the form provided. Your entry must be supported by either your line manager or by a senior manager within your workplace or training provider.
Space for this declaration is included in the entry form. Please note that the application must be written by the applicant.
Application form (Word doc)
In order to be eligible for the CIHT Apprentice of the Year Award, you must be working with your employer and enrolled on an apprenticeship scheme in a highways and transportation-related occupation. There is no age restriction for entrants.
Your employer or training provider will need to support your entry for the award. Please note that an employer or training provider may choose to support more than one submission.
A panel of judges drawn from the industry will review each entry for evidence of excellence across the three core criteria to determine the winner of the CIHT Apprentice of the Year Award.
The judges will identify a shortlist of 5 finalists who will be invited for a short interview to give them the opportunity to speak about their experience as an apprentice. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a 5-minute presentation on how they think the sector has changed as a result of the pandemic.
The finalist will be notified, and the winner announced at the Young Professionals Conference in October.
All entrants will also be entered into a prize draw with the opportunity to win a £50 voucher.
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