Large Employer Apprentice of the Year

This award recognises the success of an apprentice who is making a stand-out contribution to the workplace of a large organisation.  What innovative thinking, commitment, and skills is marking out this individual, either in the early years of their ​​​​career or someone who is retraining, as someone who ​ is set to pioneer inclusive innovation ​​to the organisation and wider industry?

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Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions to meet our planet’s vital power needs.

To succeed in the future, we need to predict, innovate and meet the world’s future power needs

Our ambition is to be the world’s leading industrial technology company and support the move to a low carbon global economy. That’s why technology, electrification and digitalisation are at the heart of our strategy. Our five key focus areas are to: champion electrification, vitalise existing capabilities, reinvent with digital, transform our business and build a balanced portfolio.

This year's winner


Kaylee picked up the prize for her resilience, having lost her father a year and a half into her apprenticeship; her superior skills; and the extracurricular activities she takes on as a STEM ambassador.