NCA celebrate prestigious awards with Apprentices and members of Staff

The National Construction Academy (NCA), part of the 3aaa Apprenticeships Group are delighted to celebrate a successful fortnight, with their hard work and impact on the community since they founded in 2016 being recognised by a host of different awards and accolades.

Firstly, NCA were triumphant at the East Midlands Property Dinner as they were awarded Apprentices and Training Scheme of the Year, beating some stiff competition in the process. This was an excellent accolade for NCA, commending the great work that they have done since they founded and recognises the outstanding opportunities that they offer to young people within the local area, giving them a route into a real-life career.

This success was then followed a day after at the Derbyshire East Midlands Chamber Awards night as NCA Apprentice, Zachary Beer was named Apprentice of the Year, after his excellent work and dedication throughout the year. The whole team at NCA are delighted with Zachary’s award as he has shown that he will go that extra mile to make his career a success. Zachary, who works for Hodgkinson Bricklaying Contractors was initially nominated by his employer after showing a number of stand-out qualities, both in the workplace and in the Academy.

Below is an image of Zachary at the Derbyshire East Midlands Chamber Awards.

The National Construction Academy

Zachary commented “I am absolutely delighted to win the Apprentice of the Year award and am proud that all of my hard work has been recognised. The teams at NCA and Hodgkinson Bricklaying Contractors offered me a great opportunity and have supported me throughout my Apprenticeship and I have grabbed this opportunity with both hands”.

NCA would also like to say a huge congratulations to our Apprentice, Zak Walker who has nominated for the Apprentice of the Year award at the Nottinghamshire East Midlands Chamber Awards night on Friday evening.

Zak narrowly missed out on winning the award but his nomination shows his excellent attitude and ability that he has shown throughout the year, inspiring his peers along the way.

Thomas Marples, Head of NCA commented on a successful time for the Apprenticeship provider “It has been an excellent couple of weeks for NCA and we are extremely proud of all our Apprentices, partners and members of staff. These awards and nominations recognise the impact that we have had on the local community so far, creating opportunities for people within the industry. We hope to go from strength to strength and continue to develop our talented people.”

Below is an image of some of the Staff and Apprentices at The National Construction Academy.

The National Construction Academy

The National Construction Academy, part of 3aaa Apprenticeships, provides life-changing opportunities for young people who have the ambition and drive to be successful in the Construction sector. With the demand for skilled labour growing year on year, our innovative concept of training delivery provides local and national employers with work-ready young people who have the desire to succeed in this thriving sector.

If you would like some more information on NCA programmes or to find out if an Apprenticeship is right for you or your business, please contact us today. Our industry experienced team is dedicated to giving you an excellent Apprenticeship experience and helping to build young people’s careers as well as talented workforces on a day to day basis. Contact us: 0330 124 2069 or or visit