GET YOUR EMAIL UPDATES

We send out our lovely email newsletter with useful tips and techniques, recent articles and upcoming events. Thousands of readers have signed up already.
Email address
Secure and Spam free...

Commerce and Industry

The Journal For Business to Business Marketing

APPRENTICE ESTELLE AT GRIPPLE AIMS TO BE A NATIONAL STAR

Twenty-one-year-old Estelle Smith has been shortlisted in the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region in the apprentice category of the national scheme.

Following a virtual interview with the judging panel of the 2020 MakeUK Manufacturing Awards a Gripple apprentice may be on her way to being the regional winner as the Business Apprentice of the Year: Final Year.

Twenty-one-year-old Estelle Smith has been shortlisted in the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region in the apprentice category of the national scheme.

This award recognises those who have done the most to seize the training and development opportunities presented to them throughout their apprenticeship programme and can show demonstrable results.

After gaining seven GCSEs at Sheffield’s Meadhowhead School, followed by a year’s work experience at a physiotherapy practice, Estelle gained a Level 2 NVQ.

Estelle then joined the internal sales department at Gripple apprentice in 2016, where she gained a Level 3 NVQ and is now working towards completing the final technical side of Level 4 NVQ.

From her start at the noteworthy manufacturing company Estelle has been an internal sales administrator for Gripple Europe and given a full-time contract.

Her manager, Kirsty Royston said: “Estelle always works very hard and has strengthened customer relationships to the highest level, both directly on the telephone and via email, ensuring that all concerned fully understand the processes involved.”

In addition, Gripple itself is shortlisted in two of the regional MakeUK Manufacturing Awards business categories – Developing Future Talent and Business Growth and Strategy. 

All the winners will be announced on October 13th

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

You might also like

Business News

SHIIP business park building progress

THE development of a flagship headquarters for one of the region’s fastest-growing tech companies is progressing well at North East Lincolnshire Council’s new business park. With the steel frame now in place, work is commencing on the exterior cladding and

Read More »

Advertise with us! Get discovered by thousands of new potential clientele. View our media pack for pricing...

X