West London apprentice wins top prize

Callum Megarry, an apprentice at West London based WPJ Heating, has won the title of Worcester Bosch’s 2018 ‘Apprentice of the Year’. 21-year old Callum entered and won the Apprentice of the Year (AOTY) competition by responding to the monthly online challenges set by Worcester. The tasks included stripping down a boiler, sharing photo examples of his installations, and demonstrating an ability to bend, join and clip copper. The budding apprentice impressed the judging panel with his skills, creativity and obvious passion for the plumbing and heating industry.

To congratulate Callum on his win, Worcester awarded him with a new iPad, a half-day racing experience with Team Dynamics at Honda, branded workwear, and a set of professional power tools.

Callum, says: “I’m really glad that my apprenticeship provider WPJ Heating encouraged and supported me to enter, because it feels great to have won this year’s competition and have my name recognised by Worcester Bosch – a household name in the plumbing and heating industry. It has helped boost my confidence no end and will be a great achievement to put on my CV!”

Martyn Bridges, Director of Technical Communication and Product Management at Worcester Bosch, adds: “Callum really stood out as a candidate in this year’s competition. He was consistent, creative and had meticulous attention to detail in all of the challenges he took part in. Not only did he show great skill, but his videos were extremely engaging and fun to watch. Callum is the epitome of what we want to see from the next generation of installers in the HVAC industry.”

For more details about WPJ Heating, visit:  www.wpjheating.co.uk

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