Apprentice success at Land-based & Environment Learner (LBEL) Awards4th December 2023
The Land-based & Environment Learner (LBEL) Awards were launched by leading land-based training & qualification awarding body Lantra, and the representative body for land-based colleges and universities, Landex, with the aim of celebrating and rewarding the industries’ top candidates.
The Awards were open to apprentices and further education and higher education learners, working and studying in land-based and environment sectors between September 2021 and September 2022.
Categories at this year’s LBEL Awards cover a wide variety of industries including agriculture, animal care and management, arboriculture, forestry and woodland management, environment, conservation, game and wildlife management, equine and farriery, floristry, landscape and horticulture, land-based engineering, sports turf and greenkeeping and veterinary nursing.
Huge congratulations to the following Apprentice of the Year winners from Askham Bryan College:
Golf and Sports Turf – Martin Foster has completed the Level 2 Golf Green Keeper Apprenticeship at Askham Bryan College on placement at Malton and Norton golf club.
Agriculture – Millie Francis has completed the Level 2 General Farm Worker Apprenticeship at Askham Bryan College and on placement at Skelton Estates.
Equine – Lydia Turnbull has completed the Advanced Level 3 Senior Equine Groom Apprenticeship with Askham Bryan College, while helping to manage the livery and competition yard at Richmond Equestrian Centre.