DTL celebrates City & Guilds Medal for Excellence
01 February 2016
A recent Develop Training Ltd (DTL) delegate is celebrating today after being awarded a City & Guilds Medal for Excellence.
Medals for Excellence is a global programme designed to recognise the achievements of learners, lecturers and trainers who have achieved great results by producing exceptional work on their City & Guilds-accredited qualification.
David Wilson was a Gas Emergency First Call Operative Apprentice with SGN while studying towards the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Natural Gas in 2014/2015. He was identified by the lecturers at DTL for demonstrating outstanding knowledge and an exceptional range of highly developed skills and versatility.
Designed specifically for the Gas installation industry, the Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Natural Gas enables learners to apply for Gas Safe Registration and work in the UK, Isle of Man and Guernsey. David completed the qualification in November 2015 and now works as a Team Leader/FCO for SGN. DTL is currently training more than thirty SGN apprentices looking to follow in David’s footsteps by progressing through the Diploma.
"This is a richly deserved reward that reflects the effort and quality of David’s work and his commitment to the apprenticeship," said Darren Robson, Senior Lecturer at DTL, "We are delighted to learn of David’s achievement and are confident this success will provide the foundations for further achievement in years to come."
Neil Snell, Head of Training and Development at SGN echoed Darren’s sentiments, saying: “We’re delighted to hear that David has won a City & Guilds medal. We are very proud of our apprentices at SGN and David is a fine example of the talented, skilled and professional young people we see developing through our apprenticeship programme.”
True journey of progression
Kirstie Donnelly MBE, UK Managing Director at City & Guilds said: “Medal winners like David are an inspiration. Every one of them has produced exceptional work over the course of the year, going above and beyond what is expected to achieve their goals.
“We judged the candidates by not only their excellent results, but also looked for those who showed a true journey of progression. I hope the winners and all those nominated will be spurred on by this to achieve even greater success in their careers.”
David will be formally presented with his award in the coming weeks, and has been invited to attend a formal City & Guilds Lion Awards Ceremony in London this summer to celebrate his success alongside other medallists.
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