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Every year we like to celebrate our apprentices, their employers and the success stories that have happened over the year at our Annual Awards Ceremony.


- Best Team Player

- Most Dedicated Apprentice

- Most Improved Apprentice

- Best Business Contribution

- Progress in Maths           

- Progress in English

All entries are then automatically considered for Apprentice of the Year. 


- Employer of the Year!

Nominations are closed.

The winners will be revealed at the annual Apprenticeship Awards ceremony on Wednesday 27th June at 6.30pm in the LMC Business and Conference Centre!

Follow the LMC twitter feed to be kept up to date with the Awards!

LMC is one of the largest providers of Apprenticeships in the local area training over 500 apprentices for more than 300 businesses across 20 subjects. 

The 2017 Awards ceremony took place on 28 June - read full story here

Previous years' winners


Best Team Player - Kate Wells, Business Administration, Trust Medical Ambulance Service

Most Improved Apprentice - Rustom English, IT, Sortware, Web & Telecoms Professional, Net Development Ltd

Most Dedicated Apprentice - Claudia Lourie, Hairdressing, D FR Studio

Best Business Contribution - Darcie Whitehead, Business Administration, OEP Building Services

Employer of the Year - Trust Medical Ambulance Service, Natalie Lisgo

Apprentice of the Year - Rustom English


Best Team Player - Joel Beal, Business Administration, Carnforth North Road Primary School

Most Improved Apprentice - Harry Jackson, Supporting PE and School Sport, Chorley Council

Most Dedicated Apprentice - Ashton Braithwaite, Customer Service, Philip Jones Opticians

Assessors' Award - Caitlin Lambert, Business Administration, NWPALS

Best New Employer - The REACH Centre

Employer of the Year - Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ltd

Apprentice of the Year - Ashton Braithwaite


Best Team Player - Angela Marra, Team Leading, Ellel Ministries

Most Improved Apprentice - Sara Panczel, Hospitality supervision, Ellel Ministries

Most Dedicated Apprentice - Jamie-Lee Butterworth, IT Application Specialist, Accessplanit

Employer of the Year - Anne Jones and Alex Brodie, Hawkshead Brewery

Apprentice of the Year - Jamie-Lee Butterworth


Best Team Player – Ian Long, Professional Cookery, Holgates Caravan Park

Most Improved Apprentice – Connor Wilson, Plumbing, Technical Home Services

Most Dedicated Apprentice – Amy Stanley, Business Admin, FGH Security

Most Innovative Apprentice – Jessica Holbrook, Business Admin, South Lakeland District Council

Employer of the Year – Tony Butterfield, The Joinery Shop

Apprentice of the Year – Jessica Holbrook, South Lakeland District Council


Best Team Player – Dawn Pearson, Professional Cookery, Lancaster University.

Most Improved Apprentice – Lauren Quayle, Hairdressing, Heaton Hair.

Most Dedicated Apprentice – Charlotte Musgreave, Hairdressing, Salon TK                    

Most Innovative Apprentice – Lauren Hevyside, Business Admin, Chem-Dry Independent.

Employer of the Year – Wyreside Lakes and Fisheries, Sally Hughes

Apprentice of the Year – Emma Browne, Harvey House, Business Admin


Most Improved Apprentice - Lee Adams, Lancaster University

Most Innovative Apprentice - Georgia McDevitt, Goody Good Stuff

Most Dedicated Apprentice - Lisa O'Kane, Travis Perkins

Best Team Player - Tracey Mulligan, The Midland Hotel

Apprentice of the Year - Scott Fairweather, The Punchbowl Inn