Wick apprentice is named top Scot

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CECA Scotland Chief Executive Alan Watt with Craig.

21-year-old Craig Harvey, from Wick, was crowned Scotland’s top Civil Engineering Apprentice at the SBATC Apprentice of the Year awards.

The title was presented in a ceremony at the Scottish Parliament.
Craig, who has an SVQ Level 3 in Construction Contracting Operations, is studying at Inverness College whilst working for John Gunn & Sons Ltd, a building and civil engineering firm based in Caithness.
Now in their 14th year, the SBATC Apprenticeship Awards are organised by the Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council to recognise the considerable talents, skills and abilities of construction apprentices working across Scotland.
Craig said, “When my name was announced as the winner I could hardly believe it. My apprenticeship experience has boosted my confidence and given me a valuable set of skills.”
Vaughan Hart, Scottish Building Federation Managing Director and Employers’ Secretary for the Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council, said, “The quality of nominees was outstanding. Craig is an impressive apprentice, valued employee and dedicated team member. He has a promising future in the construction industry. The exceptional calibre of all the candidates goes to prove Scotland’s high quality apprentice programmes and further education are delivering fantastic craftspeople.”