Winners of the 2014 ACR Trainee of The Year Awards

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ACR TRAINEE OF THE YEAR 2014

For the first time, there were two categories for entrants to reflect the roles which are either 'off the tools' or 'on the tools' in the business.

Winner 'Off the Tools'

Jay Sheffield

Employer: Arctic Circle

Winner 'On the Tools'

Ben Moulson

Employer: Adcock Refrigeration Air Conditioning


Highly Commended ' Off the Tools'

Julie Pringle

Employer: Mitsubishi Electric

Trainer: Ellis Training

Highly Commended ' On the Tools'

Joe Conroy

Employer: Trane UK

Trainer: Eastleigh College

Special recognition 'Off the Tools'

David Ball

Employer: Air Creation

Trainer: Chillair Training Academy

Special recognition 'On the Tools'

Nathan Ormson

Employer & Trainer: Toshiba


Other Finalists

There were 10 finalists in total at the event. The four other entrants had strong entries too and did not go away empty-handed. Each of them received a certificate and a set of tools from Pump House Pumps.

The other finalists were:

James Horsepool from Chillair Training Academy

Liam Potter from City of Bath College

George Shepherd from J&E Hall

Ryan Devitt from Practical Refrigeration Training Centre


A massive thank you to all our sponsors, judges, entrants and guests at the ACR Trainee of the year Awards 2014. It would not be possible without them. We look forward to seeing you in December 2015.