Kits Annual Awards Ceremony 2015/16
Calderdale and Kirklees leading Engineering Training Provider, Kirkdale Industrial Training Services, held its Annual Awards Ceremony at the Brighouse Civic
Hall on 12th May 2016. The event is held every year to celebrate and recognise the achievement of learners and apprentices, predominantly in the 16-21 years
This Prize Presentation Event was supported, by award recipients, family, friends, employer representatives and a host of key partners who sponsored the
The Worshipful the Mayor of Calderdale Councillor Lisa Lambert was the guest speaker and said “It is really lovely to be invited to be Guest of Honour at
KITS’ Annual Award Ceremony. It is important that we recognise the achievement of the learners in gaining apprenticeships and qualifications that will stand
them in good stead throughout their career and their life”.
Over 100 certificates and special awards ranging from ‘Best Mechanical Apprentice’ to ‘Overall Apprentice of the Year’ were presented on the evening.
Nicole Firth won apprentice of the year, Nicole works at Ginetta Supercars.
David Todhunter, Chief Executive said ‘Tonight”s guest list includes representation of Member Companies who are crucial in the partnership of the training and
development of youngsters to a standard of best in class in terms of Engineering Achievement, it would be remiss of me not to acknowledge the continuing challenges
and sometimes difficult operating environment that continues to prevail Employers, and to thank them for their continued support to KITS, their innovative ability to
look beyond the next year by so positively planning ahead and continuing to recruit Apprentices.”
KITS has been delivering Mechanical, Engineering, Electrical Fabrication and Motor Vehicle apprenticeship training for 20 years at their purpose-built site
in Brighouse; KITS has recently achieved a Grade 2 “Good” across all areas, in its Ofsted Inspection in January 2014.