Please submit your entry based on the requirements below and where possible provide examples and data. Please note that if you are a PPMA member you will be allowed to enter a maximum of 3 categories. One entry per category only (you won’t be able to enter multiple categories with the same entry).
All entries to be submitted as a PDF document, 4 sides of A4 maximum, including images.
Each entry must include the following:
1. Company profile
Brief description of approximately 50 words about your company's activities, staff headcount, turnover etc.
A summary of no more than 200 words explaining why your company merits an award. Achievements described should be related to the impact on your company's financial performance/market share/etc.
Provide a clear explanation of: 1. What the problem/challenge was, 2. What solution/idea you implemented, 3. What the outcome was. Each paragraph must be no more than 500 words (1,500 words in total). Please provide numerical data of your achievement such as: sales figures or financial performance.
IMPORTANT NOTE: We reserve the right to reject entries that do not match the above criteria. The entrant will be notified and he/she will be able to resubmit the entry once this is amended.
Judging criteria for Apprentice of the Year:
Ability to acquire new skills
Showing initiative and willingness to take on more responsibility
Ability to work as part of a team and leadership potential
Contribution to their employer's success