Briggs Equipment, has always been a strong advocate for nurturing young talent within the engineering industry. Our apprentice programme has been an effective platform for engineers of the future, enthusiastic individuals to begin their journeys towards becoming full-time employees. This year, the accolade of “Apprentice of the Year 2023” was proudly awarded to Raqeem Ramsden Khan.
As this year’s recipient of the prestigious award, Raqeem has shown an outstanding level of commitment and dedication throughout the programme. The passion for his craft and learning is evident in all aspects of his work. The award is not just a recognition of his past efforts, but a testament to the great potential that he possesses.
Upon receiving the award, Raqeem expressed his joy and gratitude. “I am incredibly happy and deeply honored to receive this award,” said Raqeem. “The Briggs Equipment apprenticeship programme has provided me with an opportunity to learn and grow in an environment that encourages innovation and creativity.
“Briggs provide Apprentices with a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop, and I can’t wait for the next chapter of my Engineering Journey!
Chris Dalby, the Apprentice Programme Technical Trainer, also shared his thoughts on why Raqeem is a deserving winner. “Raqeem has exhibited an exceptional level of dedication and passion throughout the programme. He is always eager to learn, constantly seeking to improve himself. His application to the tasks at hand and his ability to absorb and apply what he learns have been truly impressive. We see great potential in Raqeem and look forward to his continued growth and success in the industry,” said Dalby.
Raqeem’s journey so far serves as an inspiration for many young individuals who are at the start of their careers. His story underscores the fact that with hard work, dedication, and the right mindset, anyone can achieve their goals. Briggs Equipment is proud to have Raqeem as part of our team.