Top Award For K10 Walthamstow Stadium Apprentice

_DSC0732b

Apprentice recognised with award for outstanding work at L&Q’s Walthamstow Stadium construction site.

Billy Caney, 24, from Highams Park, Waltham Forest, has won Best Overall Performer from construction apprenticeship training and placement agency, K10, in its annual apprentice awards. Caney won the top prize out of 175 apprentices for his professionalism and commitment. He was nominated by his supervisors from both K10 and the construction arm of L&Q, Quadrant Construction, for which he has worked for six months at its Walthamstow Stadium development. His training has included Principles of Manual Handling, Health and Safety, Fire Safety Awareness. He is in the process of gaining a Level 3 Electrical Installation qualification (Technical certificate, functional skills and NVQ), for which he attends college every Friday. Caney is one of 16 apprentices that L&Q employs through K10 as well as 51 elsewhere in its supply chain and 18 apprentices directly on its L&Q Apprenticeships programme.

Billy Caney, winner of Best Overall Performer at the K10 Apprenticeship Awards, said: “I would just like to thank K10 for this award. It was good to be recognised and I really appreciate it as it has motivated me further. Many thanks.”

EL86657_7

Jack Speckman, K10’s Senior Apprenticeship Manager and Billy Caney’s supervisor, said: “Billy is a real asset to his team and is always keen take on a new task and help out wherever he can. He has proved himself to be highly dedicated, a diligent worker and a quick learner. His bubbly personality and great work ethic have made him a great apprentice to work with. We would also like to congratulate all of the apprentices who were recognised in some way at our apprenticeship awards and praise them for their great work over the last year.”

Sarah Borien, Social Value Business Lead for L&Q, said: “Quadrant Construction and K10 have been working together on the construction apprenticeship programme for over two years. From the very beginning, Billy stood out as someone who was professional and determined, with an eagerness to learn and develop. It’s been a pleasure to have him working on the Walthamstow Stadium site, and we wish him the best of luck in the future.”

Source: http://www.lqgroup.org.uk/

Recent News

K10_News_Peabody

K10 & Peabody – working together to support young people in construction

Thank you to Peabody, who filmed a great feature video at one of their properties and our home, The Gateway Centre, highlighting the changes we’ve been able to make to young peoples’ lives since moving in.

Tuesday, 17th Mar 2020
wembley event cover

K10 Apprentices Meet the Mayor of Brent

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2020, some of our apprentices had the opportunity to attend a breakfast event with the Mayor of Brent, Brent Works and Quintain Limited. The event aimed to celebrate the achievements of the apprentices and to thank them for their work in Wembley. Watch a video from the event below.

Tuesday, 11th Feb 2020
Ryan Photo

Ryan Banks – Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme – Apprentice of the year 2019

Trade: Apprentice Electrician Qualification: Level 3 Electrical Installation Contractor: Balfour Beatty Project: Heathrow Airport “I’d like to thank Balfour Beatty for helping me achieve everything I have and helping me get to where I am today. I’d also like to thank Alfie and everyone who I work with on site. Also a big thanks to everyone from the […]

Wednesday, 18th Dec 2019
Ali Award

Ali Said – Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme – Best College Apprentice 2019

Trade: Apprentice Assistant Site Manager Qualification: Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations Contractor: Dyer & Butler Project: Heathrow Airport “My journey so far has been amazing, I would like to thank Dyer and Butler, my college and the Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme for their continuous support and for being nominated for this award!” Ali Said, Assistant Site Management Apprentice “It comes […]

Wednesday, 18th Dec 2019