Max Wheeler, 21, of Chubb Fire and Security
The overall winner of 2016's Apprentice Installer Awards is Max Wheeler, 21, a second-year apprentice working for Chubb Fire and Security in Coventry. Max was nominated by Chubb Fire and Security's Apprenticeship Programme Manager, Jim McSharry, for his drive and enthusiasm, alongside his natural aptitude for engineering. Max has been commended for continually showing a willingness to stretch himself, to gain new knowledge and to reach his goals early. He has already completed all of his Level 2 field assessments successfully and is now eager to start at Level 3.
Max has already made himself an extremely valuable member of the team at Chubb Fire and Security and he has received regular praise from all of the staff that he has worked with, many of which request his attendance on their jobs, Max has also received positive feedback from his NVQ assessor, as well as other company trainers, and has been recognised as someone who is determined to be 'best in class'
On hearing of his success, Max said: "My dad contracted for a security company where I also worked for some time - my first taste of the industry which I really enjoyed. To be nominated by my colleagues at the Coventry Branch was a real honour, a sign that the company is keen to invest in its young people. The support from the training provider, Training 2000 in Blackburn, and the company has been fantastic. To win is proof that I can accomplish all that O strive to achieve in everything I do. This award is a great boost to my career and future positions within the business."