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Women in Farming: Apprentice Competes for Top Award


Megan Wilkins described herself as a shy girl before beginning work on Cwmnofydd Farm at Machen near Caerphilly. Now she is in contention to win a major award at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2015.

Megan, 19, who lives in Newport, is one of four finalists shortlisted in the Apprentice of the Year category at the high profile awards ceremony to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport on Thursday, October 29.

The coveted awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of those who have exceeded expectations, shown a dynamic approach to training and demonstrated initiative, enterprise, innovation, creativity and commitment to the improvement of skills development for the Welsh economy.

Jointly organised by the Welsh Government and the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW), the awards are sponsored by Pearson PLC and media partner is Media Wales. The Apprenticeship Programme in Wales is funded by the Welsh Government with support from the European Social Fund.