SRC crowned winners at the NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022 | Newry Times | Latest Newry News, Newry Sport and Newry Business for Newry City

SRC crowned winners at the NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022 | Newry Times

SRC in partnership with McGuinness Plumbing (MGP), were delighted to recently be awarded the ‘Small/Medium Enterprise Employer Award’ at the NI Apprenticeship Awards.


SRC crowned winners at the NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022 | Newry Times - local news newry


This award acknowledges excellence and originality by employers, working with training providers, in the delivery of apprenticeship training.



MGP deliver apprenticeship training in conjunction with Southern Regional College and are firm advocates that the apprenticeship route delivers the best possible training. 

When starting out in 2005, the company employed their first ever apprentice, who now holds a senior role within the company.

Thomas McGuinness, Managing Director of MGP and also a former apprentice at SRC, recognises how his apprenticeship at SRC was a significant building block to a successful career.




In turn, he provides the same opportunities for individuals wishing to enter the workforce.

Over the past 16 years, MGP has recruited 63 apprentices covering Level 2, Level 3 and more recently Higher-Level Apprenticeships.

All apprentices have been vital to advancing the success and growth of MGP.



Apprenticeships are taking the company to the next level, introducing new concepts to the business, and helping secure unique projects.

As the economy continues to grow, SRC looks forward to continuing its work with MGP and providing apprentices with opportunities locally to further develop their careers.

Brian Doran, Principal and Chief Executive of Southern Regional College says, “I am absolutely delighted that Southern Regional College in partnership with McGuinness Plumbing has been awarded the Small/Medium Enterprise Award as part of the NI Apprenticeship Awards 2022.

“This award reflects the compelling partnership between SRC and McGuinness Plumbing and demonstrates the hard work and support by all involved.



“I want to pay special thanks to McGuinness Plumbing for their commitment and contribution in creating apprenticeship opportunities locally,” he adds.


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