From education to employment

Uniper’s Engineering Academy tops finalist list to win Best Specialist Training Provider and Best Feedback and Assessment categories at the School Leaver Awards 2020

@Uniper_energy are delighted to be announced as winners at the School Leaver Awards 2020, for Best Specialist Training Provider and Best Feedback and Assessment.

Organised by, the award winners are selected based on feedback given directly by the apprentices at participating firms and training providers. Apprentices were asked to rate their experiences across a number of areas valued most by apprentices when choosing an employer or training provider, such as the quality of the teaching.

Uniper Engineering Academy were finalists in four other award categories; they were Top Apprenticeship Training Provider; Best Teaching; Best Learning Experience; Best for Personal Support. We also made it to second  on the list of Top 100 Training Providers based on the opinions of the apprentices undertaking our programmes. 

Nick Booth, Head of Uniper’s Engineering Academy said:

“We’re incredibly proud to be featured among some of the top educational establishments and employers in the country. To be selected as finalists in six categories, and winner of two awards, is recognition of the hard work and achievements of our dedicated staff and apprentices working and studying at Uniper’s Engineering Academy.”  

You can find out more about our award winning apprenticeships and training courses at

Based at Uniper’s Ratcliffe on Soar power station site, the Academy offers purpose-built facilities delivering public open courses and bespoke training programmes – from Gas Turbine Operations and Maintenance to Electric Vehicle Charging – to match energy business needs anywhere in the world. The Academy typically deliver around 600 courses to 4000 delegates per year and also won accreditation as an approved provider under the UK Government’s new apprenticeship levy programme.

Related Articles