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Apprenticeship Champion

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Bedford College Governor Mark Lawson, has won a National Apprenticeship Champion Award for the East Midlands region.

He now progresses on the UK-wide stage of the awards representing all that is best about the area in which The Bedford College Group is the premier apprenticeship provider.

Mark Lawson (External Governor)

Mark, himself once an apprentice, is now Head of Engineering Technical Facilities and Engineering Apprentice Manager at Lockheed Martin UK Ampthill. Bedford College provides apprenticeship training to those in engineering, IT Software, Finance and Business at the global company. Mark gives up his spare time to be part of the Bedford College Board of Governors.

He said: “As an ex-apprentice myself I am immensely proud to be helping the next generation of engineerings to be successful in their careers.

“The award of Apprenticeship Champion is a proud moment, but also humbling in the company of our brightest young people. It further inspires me to keep banging the drum for apprenticeships.”

Ian Pryce CBE, CEO of The Bedford College Group said: “We all congratulate Mark on this achievement and are so very grateful for the time he spends with us at Bedford College.

“We are very privileged to have such a wide range of top class individuals from industry who give their time to be part of The Bedford College Group and in doing so they are supporting young people into the careers of tomorrow.”

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