B&ES Yorkshire has announced the winners of this year's Yorkshire Training Awards

The presentation of this year's Yorkshire Training Awards took place during the annual ball organised by the Yorkshire Region of the Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford.

The Yorkshire Training Awards represent a joint initiative between B&ES and its managing agency subsidiary Building Engineering Services Training (BEST), whose chief operations officer Steve Leighton made the presentations.

Awards were presented to seven employees from four separate companies:

  • Heating and Ventilation Installer Level 2: Declan Howland of Heating and Pipework Installations, Leeds

  • Heating and Ventilation Installer Level 2 Merit: James Wood of N G Bailey, Leeds

  • Heating and Ventilation Craftsman Level 3: Dean Scotthorne of N G Bailey, Leeds

  • Electrician Advanced Apprenticeship: Josh Derry of Shepherd Engineering Services, York

  • Building Services Incorporated Engineer: Adam James of N G Bailey, Leeds

  • Refrigeration Engineer Level 3: Nathan Austin and Thomas Bulloch, both of Crowther and Shaw, Huddersfield (joint winners).

Regional chairman Daniel Ball of Imtech Engineering Services Central took the opportunity to congratulate B&ES members in Yorkshire for their commitment to training, and added that it was encouraging to witness the amount of interest the awards had created, and the outstanding quantity and quality of the entrants.

Pictured: The awards line-up comprises (front row, left to right) Thomas Bulloch, Dean Scotthorne and Adam James, and (back row, left to right) Declan Howland, Nathan Austin, regional Chairman Daniel Ball, Steve Leighton of BEST, Josh Derry and James Wood.