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A Win For Williams SW Ltd at On Site Awards

From the humble beginnings of founder of Williams SW Ltd, Stephen Williams, who began his trade as an apprentice we are proud to announce that we have been recognised in the On-Site Awards as the Small Medium Employer of the Year 2019.

On Site Bristol help young people in and around the area get hands on training and experience to pursue a career they are passionate about in industries such as electrical services, plumbing and brickwork. The annual Apprentice Awards themselves recognise the outstanding work and achievements over the last year of apprentices that have gone the extra mile, and also to acknowledge local businesses that encourage apprentices to be part of the team.

Williams SW Ltd are dedicated to offering opportunities to young people in the area and develop their skills to become fully trained in their chosen trade. Our partnership with On Site Bristol as a recognised training provider enables us to take on two new apprentices every year and now have six first year to third year students working as part of the team.

Upon winning the award, Williams SW Ltd Founder said: “it’s great to be recognised for our efforts in bringing through young individuals within the construction industry”

The Apprentice Awards features 17 categories such as Apprentice of the Year, Workplace Champion and Tutor of the Year which put a spotlight on the excellent work that has been achieved and celebrates the talent of so many skilled students.

Councillor Anna Keen, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, praised the winners in her speech at the event. “These awards give us a chance to reflect on the hard work and commitment shown by our talented apprentices. As a Learning City we are always looking to create more opportunities for people and ensure every young person has the skills they need to confidently apply for work.”

We were delighted to attend the event and be presented with the prestigious SME of the Year Award and be inspired by the stories of other winners and also of the guest speakers too.

Richard Harris from City of Bristol College said: “The construction sector across the West of England employs over 51,000 people and 22,000 jobs are estimated to be created in this sector by 2021. Thanks to training providers like On Site Bristol, our city is able to inspire and prepare the future generation of construction employees.”

On Site Bristol have a great reputation of encouraging young people to consider apprenticeships and currently has 300 students on their programme, partnering with over 200 employers in Bristol including Williams SW Ltd.

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