FIS and The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers have announced the winners of their annual Training Awards at a gala lunch which was held at Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London.
The Awards are a collaboration between FIS and The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers to recognise outstanding apprentices, students, individuals and organisations who have made a lasting contribution to training and development in the plastering and interior trades.
Winners were presented by Alderman Sir Charles Bowman of The Lord Mayor of the City of London’s Office.
Speaking during the awards ceremony, Stephen Gilbert, the Master of the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers, said: “The Company is absolutely delighted to once again host these prestigious awards in our magnificent hall. This year, in an exciting move forward, we are also very pleased to have teamed up with FIS to recognise the achievements of many within plastering and the finishes and interiors sector”.
FIS Immediate Past President Helen Tapper and Member of The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers Industry Committee, added: “We are delighted to recognise and reward the outstanding talent, both in students themselves but also training providers and the mentors that work so hard to help the students forge hugely successful and rewarding careers.”
2022 award winners
Student of the Year – Plastering
Winner – Natasha Williams
Runners up – Rebecca Street and Jason Ssebbata
Student of the Year – Interior Systems
Winner – Anna Bell
Runners up – Ignas Kurasavos and Tommy Norton
Apprentice of the Year – Plastering
Winner – Johnathan Donaldson
Runners up – Thomas Devine and Lenny Miller
Apprentice of the Year – Interior Systems
Winner – George Batchelor
Runners up – Archie Downham and Ewen MacIntyre
Colleges and Independent Training Providers (large)
Winner – NPTC College
Runner up – Leeds College of Building
Colleges and Independent Training Providers (small)
Winner – Craven College
Runner up – Barking and Dagenham College
FIS Member Training Programme
Rikki Wild – Measom Dryline
Lifetime Achievement Award
Matty McLeish – Tutor, Carlisle College
British Gypsum Trophy
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Saint Gobain Formula Trophy
BCS Plaster Moulding
The awards and event were supported by sponsors Formula, British Gypsum, Go Interiors, Plaisterers Charity, CITB and STEPs.