Awards & Recognition

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  • 2020
  • Sophia is an A-star recruit, never mind the GCSE grades

    Sheffield school-leaver Sophia Ward was predicted a clutch of GCSE A-grades. But whatever her results this week, unlike many from the COVID class of 2020, the 16-year-old will be unruffled...She landed a job interview during the pandemic and started ... Read More

  • Company motors through lockdown – and takes on a new apprentice

    A 56-year-old Rotherham auto electrical company motored through lockdown by keeping key workers and the nation’s truckers on the road.Demand was so high, family-run Maltby Auto Electrical Services Ltd stayed open and ramped up its online warehouse ... Read More

  • Give the Covid Class of 2020 a chance: businesses urged to offer apprenticeships

    Companies re-opening across the Sheffield City Region are being urged not to leave the Covid Class of 2020 on the shelf.A black hole of unemployment looms for thousands of the region’s school-leavers this summer.Research from previous recessions sh ... Read More

  • Barnsley firm gets entire staff learning in lockdown

    A Barnsley-based leader in the UK’s measurement and mapping industry swiftly weighed up its options when Covid-19 lockdown struck – and got its entire team learning new skills online.Multi-faceted surveying company 1st Horizon has organised onlin ... Read More

  • City training academy goes online to beat COVID-19 crisis

    Businesses in the SCR are being urged to give employees ‘value and purpose’ through E-learning while working from home during the coronavirus lockdown.As the World Health Organisation warns that social distancing measures can negatively impact on ... Read More

  • 2019
  • The Source Skills Academy Shortlisted for the ‘Best Use of Technology Award’ by the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce

    The Source Skills Academy are happy to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Best use of Technology Award by the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.We are thrilled to be recognised for our use of technology to create the most effecti ... Read More

  • 2018
  • Source Makes Top 100 Best Companies List

    The Source Skills Academy is delighted to have made the 2018 Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-profit organisations to work for.The Best Companies list is based on the views of Source staff that were surveyed in October last year, meaning our staff have ... Read More

  • 2017
  • Triple win at national Retail Week Awards

    Sheffield’s leading training and skills academy has scored a hat-trick of wins at the National Retail Week Awards.Jessica Heppleston, a 17-year-old trained by The Source Skills Academy, has won the national Retail Week Apprentice of the Year 2017 t ... Read More

  • Jessica Heppleston - Trade Counter Star Wins National Award

    A talented apprentice from an electrical wholesaler, Jessica Heppleston, 17, has beaten rivals from top UK retailers to claim Retail Week's Apprentice of the Year 2017 title at their glittering Rising Star Awards ceremony at London's Grosvenor House ... Read More

  • Sheffield's Apprentice of the Year - Highly Commended, Daniel Roberts (North Midlands & South Yorkshire Apprentice Awards)
  • Large Employer of the Year Winner - Knowhow (North Midlands & South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards)
  • 2016
  • Sheffield Business Awards - People Development Award Finalist
  • Barnsley & Rotherham Business Awards - Winner, Committed to People Development

    The Source is delighted to have won the award for Committed to People Development at the Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards which took place at Magna in October.Commenting on the win, Chief Executive, Ann Cadman said,"We are delighted to be recog ... Read More

  • Investors in People Gold Re-accreditation
  • Tom Bloom, Apprentice of the Year Finalist

    Tom Bloom is down to the final ten for a national award.The 23-year-old is hoping he won’t divide the judges in the People 1st Apprentice of the Year category at the Retail Week Rising Stars Awards, one of the most anticipated events on the retail ... Read More

  • British Land recognised with 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    British Land has been recognised as a winner of the 2016 Queen's Award for Enterprise. This has been awarded to the company as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday honours and is the UK’s highest accolade for business success.The Award i ... Read More

  • Investors in People Gold Re-accreditation
  • National Apprenticeship Awards - Highly Commended, April Bell
  • 2015
  • Yorkshire and Humberside National Apprenticeship Awards – Advanced Apprentice of the Year (April Bell)

    Source apprentice, April Bell from Monica F Hewitt, has beaten off competition from entrants across the region to win the Yorkshire and the Humber final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015.April, 21, who works as an apprentice at Monica F Hewi ... Read More

  • People 1st Awards - Retail Intermediate Apprentice Award (Jenna Unwin)

    Jenna Unwin, aged 17, has won a prestigious award from People 1st; the skills and workforce development charity for employers in the hospitality, tourism, leisure, travel, passenger transport and retail industries after being nominated by her tutor J ... Read More


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