Poultec Learner Wins Poultry Trainee of the Year

Poultec Training and Faccenda celebrated success at the Zoetis/British Poultry Councils Trainee of the Year Award after Poultry Apprentice and Farm Manager, Sean Harrison was named this year’s winner at a prestigious event at the House of Commons, on Tuesday 6th December. Sean will benefit from a £2,000 training grant from Zoetis, as well as a £500 cash prize and a commemorative plaque from Poultry World.

All three finalists were Poultec learners, the other two being Chloe Carter from Cargill Meats Europe and Kristine Libiete from Hook2Sisters.

Nathan Raines, Poultec’s Associate Director - Agriculture and Manufacturing said, “The progression of all three learners throughout the Apprenticeship programme has enabled them to gain experience and skills, which they can use in the future. Their determination and positive mind-set has been shown throughout their E-portfolio work and on-the-job observations. Poultec Training would like to congratulate all of the learners for being nominated as finalists for Poultry Trainee of the Year and in particular Sean for his achievement.”

Sean completed an Apprenticeship training programme which involved the delivery of training by both the employer and training provider in just less than two years. The training enabled Sean to gain a nationally recognised qualification, in this case the Diploma in Work-based Agriculture, as well as Functional Skills in Maths and English. The Apprenticeship was tailored to Sean’s workplace to ensure that the skills he developed are relevant to his employment.

Poultec Training was established in 1997 and delivers work-based training in sectors such as Business Administration, Engineering, Customer Service, Hospitality and Catering, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Retail, Butchery, Hair & Beauty and Information Technology. Poultec Training offers programmes include Apprenticeships, Traineeships and a wide range of other courses to benefit people in work and people looking for work.