Apprentice and Technician Awards

Nominations now open – apply or nominate by 17 May 2021

New for 2021!

As well as accepting nominations for individuals, we are now also accepting self-nominations for all three of these awards.

To self-nominate you need to provide contact details for a referee who would be willing to support your application.

Apply or nominate now

Engineering and Technology Apprentice

Award for an apprentice on an IET Approved Apprenticeship to recognise individuals who stand out from their peers and have made noteworthy achievements in their area of expertise. Individuals who are role models to others and are passionate about promoting engineering to the world.

Criteria

  • The engineering apprentice should be in at least the second year of an IET Approved Apprentice scheme, and making outstanding contributions towards their employer or operational area
  • A report and evidence of the contribution and any ambassadorial STEM activities will form part of the nomination.

Engineering and Technology Technician

Award for a professional registered technician in an engineering and technology technical support role to recognise the exceptional contribution to the profession with emphasis on how they have demonstrated commitment to engineering or technology through their technical and professional development.

Criteria

  • Evidence of your nominee’s contribution with emphasis on how they have demonstrated outstanding engineering or technical understanding and ability in the workplace will be needed to complete the nomination
  • Nominations are welcome for engineering technicians in supporting roles within the engineering, technology or academic sectors around the world, including United Kingdom MOD civil servants
  • All nominees must be professionally registered as either EngTech or ICTTech to be eligible for this award.

Armed Forces Technician Award 

Award for an engineering technician to recognise their exceptional engineering contribution to the profession with emphasis on how they have demonstrated commitment to engineering or technology through their technical and professional development.

Criteria

  • Evidence of your nominee’s contribution and of any ambassadorial STEM activities will be needed to complete the nomination
  • We welcome nominations for current serving members of the United Kingdom Armed Forces.

Please note: Do not include classified information in the report.

Where possible, please use a personal email address and personal computer to access the nomination platform to prevent problems from military firewalls. If you are still unable to access the nomination platform please contact awards@theiet.org or download a copy of the form.

Prize

  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • £1,000
  • Two years of free IET membership.