The Best Student Certificate is awarded annually on the recommendation of a college tutor or training provider.

Is your apprentice eligible?

The certificate is awarded for the top ranking apprentice in any year who is enrolled on an advanced or modern engineering apprenticeship approved by the Institution

Conditions of award

The Institution's Best Apprentice Certificate will be awarded each academic year on the recommendation of the College tutor or Training provider. The certificate is for the ‘Best Apprentice’ on any year of an approved IMechE advanced or modern engineering apprenticeship scheme.

One certificate is available for each approved scheme.

Application process

  1. Nominations for an award will be made by the College Tutor or Training provider and must be received no later than 30 September by email (detailed below) or to the below address
  2. Nominations MUST be made on the appropriate form.
  3. The following information must be included on the form:
    • Full title of the advance or modern engineering apprenticeship
    • The year the Student commenced the apprenticeship and the year the Student completed / will complete the apprenticeship

How to nominate an apprentice 

Download the nomination form

Send via email to or post to:

Advanced Apprenticeship Provider Award: Best Apprentice Certificate
IMechE Prizes and Awards
ASK House
Northgate Avenue
IP32 6BB

For more information

Please contact the Prizes and Awards Team.

T: 01284 717887

Have a question?

Contact our Prizes and Awards Team about our awards, scholarships or prizes.