Jaxon Russell, of James Frew, has been named ‘Best Apprentice Plumber’ at Ayrshire College by the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation.
The second year apprentice received the award at a presentation ceremony held at the college this week in recognition of his outstanding achievement for both his first and second year apprenticeship training. Jaxon, who has consistently received the highest grades in all his assessments, received a certificate and a cheque for £100.
Jaxon was successful in his second attempt to join the James Frew Apprenticeship Programme which offers a four year Modern Apprentice course and involves on the job training, as well as attending Ayrshire College two days a week.
On completion of his course, Jaxon will become a qualified plumbing and heating engineer.