9th May 2023
Rian Godfrey, from Mercedes-Benz of Macclesfield, has been named Apprentice of the Year at the annual Mercedes-Benz Cars Celebration on Friday 28th April.
Since joining LSH Auto in October 2020, Rian has undergone extensive training at Mercedes-Benz of Macclesfield and has just completed the second year of his NVQ Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification in Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.
Vaughan Blackman, Managing Director, LSH Auto, said: “We are extremely pleased for Rian and proud of his achievements. We would like to congratulate him on this accolade and thank him for his continued hard work and dedication to our business and our customers.”
The Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship Academy develops young people for the retailer network, and the annual awards recognise those who have gone above and beyond in their workplace.
Andrew Medcraft, Head of Training, Mercedes-Benz Cars UK, said: “Rian has gone the extra mile in his work by displaying dedication, positivity and extremely high standards in all areas.
“We’re committed to recognising and nurturing young talent and preparing our apprentices for a successful automotive career. Our aim is to ensure every apprentice has the ability to deliver quality technical expertise, in-depth product knowledge and outstanding service to our customers.”
The winners were nominated by managers, mentors, assessors and trainers. Candidates were judged according to four different categories including initiative and flexibility; cooperation and teamwork; accomplishments/contributions and quality of work.
The physical and digital event was held at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey, with live links to Mercedes-Benz of Cheshire Oaks, Mercedes-Benz of Huddersfield and Mercedes-Benz of Stockport.