An engineering apprentice from Lancashire has launched her bid to be crowned national Apprenticeship Champion of the Year .
Jenny Westworth was nominated for the award - which is decided by a national public vote - following her significant achievements at BAE Systems Ltd since finishing her Apprenticeship and championing Apprenticeships to others.
The award is part of the prestigious National Apprenticeship Awards, which are organised by the National Apprenticeship Service.
Jenny, 23, completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Aerospace Engineering at BAE Systems in Warton Aerodrome, Preston.
Since successfully completing her Apprenticeship Jenny has gone on to become an Education Ambassador for BAE Systems and a STEM ambassador for her region, promoting Apprenticeships and demonstrating the careers that studying STEM subjects can lead to.
Jenny is passionate about inspiring young people to pursue an Apprenticeship as a career route and takes part in National Apprenticeship Week every year. The initial public vote runs until 9.00 am on 29th October. Later that day the top three scoring nominees will be announced and the finalists will have until the 4th November to push their final vote tally to a new high.
The three leading scorers will be invited to the National Apprenticeship Awards, held at WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show at Birmingham on the 14th November, where the winner will be announced.
Vote at www.apprenticeships.org.uk.