An Ely apprentice has been named as the 'learner of the year' in a national competition.

Nathan Pawsey, aged 21, won learner of the year 2023 in a national competition in Coventry run by Sparks magazine.

Nathan is now coming to the end of his electrician apprenticeship with Stephen Rutterford Electrical and Cambridge Regional College.

Ely Standard: Nathan Pawsey is a student at Cambridge Regional College.Nathan Pawsey is a student at Cambridge Regional College. (Image: SPARKS MAGAZINE)



The first stage of the competition was a regional one-day event, which he won in Birmingham in March. He then took part in a UK winners event in Coventry in April.

Nathan picked up a £1,000 cheque and won a total of £3,000 in cash and tools over the two events.