Green Lighting Ltd. has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, sponsored by City & Guilds, which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices.

The list was announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards, which took place on 26th January at the Grosvenor House, AJW Marriott Hotel, London.

After a tough selection process the most exceptional apprenticeship employers from all National Apprenticeship Awards employer categories went forward to feature in the list, which showcases the breadth of employers who now offer apprenticeships.

Green Lighting Ltd. were recognised due to our commitment to hiring apprentices and investing in the new generation.


Commenting on the company’s entry in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, Anthony Ottway, Managing Director of Green Lighting said;

“We are very proud of our commitment to apprenticeships, with the majority of our staff on continuous training. Our staff are able to better themselves, gaining a higher level of education, whist working for the company and gaining practice experience as they do so.”


The Business Development Manager of The Heart of Worcestershire College, Emily Leleu, said;

“We are delighted that Green Lighting Limited have received national recognition for their investment of time and expertise in supporting the apprenticeship agenda within their company. Green Lighting Limited have worked closely with the Heart of Worcestershire College in the recruitment and training of their apprentices for numerous years and we are proud of their success in supporting young people to gain employment and training opportunities within a supportive environment. Green Lighting are an excellent exemplar of how apprenticeships should operate within a company.”


Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service commented on Green Lighting Ltd. being named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer:

“The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list 2015 demonstrates clearly the impact apprentices can have on an organisation.

“These Top 100 apprenticeship employers have made a difference to the lives of young people by investing in their future whilst apprentices themselves help employers to develop a skilled, qualified workforce that builds a stronger economy. Apprentice employers are creating opportunities for young people to gain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed, in some cases up to degree level, while working and earning.

“I hope that the success of these Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers will encourage more businesses across England to follow their example and find out how apprenticeships can help grow a skilled and highly qualified workforce.”


Chris Jones, Chief Executive of the City & Guilds Group, said:

“High quality apprenticeship programmes can help individuals gain the skills they need to progress. And for employers, apprenticeships play a crucial role in developing a skilled workforce. These Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers have experienced these benefits first-hand; I hope other employers are motivated to follow in their footsteps.”


To view the full Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer List, please visit



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