Distinctions for Shropshire Hospital’s Apprenticeship Programme

21 Aug 2020
Distinctions for Shropshire Hospital’s Apprenticeship Programme

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital is celebrating the success of its apprenticeship programme. The Hospital Trust has invested in apprenticeships, and has supported members of staff through a variety of pathways, including business administration to, engineering and health and social care.

Working with SBC Training, the Hospital Trust has recently supported 5 apprentices through the Business Administrator and Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standards, all achieving Distinctions.

Pictured in the photo left to right: Lily Jones - Customer Service Practitioner, Level 2 (achieved January 2019), Connor Kynaston - Business Administrator, Level 3 (achieved June 2020), Sophie Donnelly - Business Administrator, Level 3 (achieved September 2018), Lee Jones (SBC Training), Colin Preece (SBC Training), Abbie Davies - Customer Service Practitioner, Level 2 (achieved January 2020), Allen Edwards (RJAH), Lindsey Leach -Business Administrator, Level 3 (achieved October 2019).

Allen Edwards, Apprenticeships Lead at the Hospital Trust (pictured) said “As Apprenticeship Lead at RJAH I am very proud of everyone. They have all worked extremely hard and have managed the dual responsibilities of job and qualification seamlessly.”

SBC Training is continuing to support the Hospital Trust in these unprecedented times. Government incentives are now available to those who wish to recruit a new apprentice or trainee into their organisation. For any new apprentice starting from 1 September 2020 to 31 January 2021 a grant of up to £3000 is available as well as a £1,000 for any new trainee work placement.

Contact SBC Training to discuss your eligibility for these grants and to begin your own apprenticeship programme. Call 01743 454810 or email

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