Swift announce the winner of October's Apprentice of the Month


Our apprenticeship programme is integral in creating the future generation of loyal Swift employees. Over this last year, we have stripped back and rebuilt the full programme with the help of our partners Hull Training and Adult Education, to ensure that we offer a superior development pathway.

Liam Barley

But none of this will be possible without the dedication to the business from our youngsters and to celebrate this we will be running an apprentice of the month award that will recognise their commitment to Swift and their hard work both in the workplace and at college.

October’s Award has gone to Liam Barley.

Tony Gotts The Repair Centre Manager wrote:

"Since Liam joined my department he has carried out every task that I have given him to a good standard, working on several projects at any one time which is very difficult for a time-served operative never mind an apprentice.

"Liam gets on well with the full team and he has great timekeeping and attendance.

"Liam has a great attitude towards his work and you will never find him sulking even when he is asked to sweep up!

"Lastly, I like to say that I needed an extra person to attend the NEC show and work away over the weekend and he jumped at it. Liam adapted very well and worked great within the team getting involved with all aspects of the show set up."

We would all like to take this opportunity to congratulate Liam for his hard work and dedication to the business and we are very excited to see what the future holds for this young man.

We would also like a give a special thank you to the other apprentices who were nominated by their managers for this award.

  • 3rd Year Apprentice Alfie Speed – For his skill level, attention to detail, exceptional attendance and time keeping and overall fantastic attitude towards his work.
  • 2nd Year Apprentice Sam Townhill – For working on his own initiative and taking on all tasks without question, with a good attendance record.
  • 1st Year Apprentice Jacob Wilson – for excelling in all of the areas that he has been working in and displaying a great attitude towards learning with fantastic attendance and timekeeping.
  • 1st Year Apprentice Chesney Linford – For displaying great attributes towards promoting the EPIC ethos, being extremely punctual, polite and embracing inclusion by assisting our other logistics apprentice.
  • 1st Year Apprentice Spencer Richmond - For having a very good attitude and he’s willing to undertake any task given to him, the feedback I have received from my team is very positive, he’s quick to learn should make good future operative.

Well done to all and keep up the great work that you are doing, and good luck with next month’s nominations.

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