Centre of the Year in the Wider UK

Presented by Gillian Hepburn, National Manager for England and Wales, SQA

Helen Pemberton holding Star Awards trophy
Helen Pemberton (r), Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA), Darlington

Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) are winners of the Centre of the Year in the wider UK at the SQA Star Awards 2018.

TICA delivers specialist apprenticeships in thermal insulation to apprentices across the UK from its Darlington base.

With the recruitment of two apprentices in 2017, TICA has continued to grow, adding additional units and investing in new training facilities.

New ePortfolio software will enhance the digital development of its training delivery, and enable employers and trainees to benefit from a common digital platform.

Gary Pollard holding Star Awards trophy
Highly Commended, Gary Pollard, The Competence Assessment & Development Centre (CAD) UK, Telford
Ashok Kumar holding Star Awards trophy
Highly Commended, Ashok Kumar, Total Training, Birmingham