GKN Aerospace Filton Wins Large Company Award at Bristol and Bath Apprenticeship Awards

GKN Aerospace's Filton site has been named Large Employer of the Year for the third time in the past four annual Bristol and Bath Apprentice awards. 

The award was given at a ceremony last night, with the Filton Training and Development team taking to the stage to collect the trophy.

Mike Platt, General Manager Filton and Western Approach said: 'This award shows our continued commitment to supporting apprenticeships and is great recognition of GKN Aerospace as an outstanding employer in the region.

'Congratulations to all the team who have helped maintain our success in these awards and, of course, the many excellent apprentices we have here at GKN Aerospace - Filton.' GKN Aerospace Filton and Western Approach currently have 94 apprentices being trained through our Advanced, Technician and Higher apprenticeship schemes, bringing the total number of apprentices trained since 2009 to 158.

The GKN Aerospace - Filton team went on stage to collect the award, which was sponsored by customer Airbus

Photo caption: The GKN Aerospace - Filton team went on stage to collect the award, which was sponsored by customer Airbus.