East Manchester apprentice scheme takes awards at housing
The Renaissance Consortium has won two national Homes and
Communities Agency (HCA) Academy Awards for its apprentice scheme in Miles
Platting, east Manchester.
Miles Platting apprentice programme beat all the other
award winners – including housing associations, local authorities and
developers – to take the overall Co-operative Award for Excellence at the
awards ceremony held at the Roundhouse, north London. The training scheme –
set up to give local people the opportunity to learn new skills and gain
qualifications – had earlier won the Skills for Better Places category.
The national awards are organised by the HCA, the
government’s national housing and regeneration organisation, and judged by a
panel of industry experts.