Generation4Change North East Awards 2020

The 2020 Generation4Change Awards are being held on Friday 24th April at the Hilton NewcastleGateshead Hotel. Please find below a list of categories to either nominate or enter your young professionals, trainees or students.

To download the Application brochure please click here – G4C 2020 Awards Brochure
To assist with your application, please ensure you read the questions then answer. Hints/tips can also be found here – Generation4Change North East Awards 2020 How to Enter

The Entry forms for each category can be found under the criteria for that specific category.


G4C Future Leader 
Sponsored by Northern Counties Builders Federation 

G4C is a driving force for industry change, through the development and connection of future industry leaders. The award is open to a person with less than ten years of experience in the construction and built environment sector (typically less than 35 years of age).

Judges are looking for the person that best demonstrates a positive impact on their peers, their organisation and the wider industry, against current G4C priority areas of people development, sustainability and innovation.

Our winner will have shown potential to become an exemplary future leader, evidenced by a number of the following attributes:

  1. Being a leading thinker and champion for change.
  2. Ability to positively impact the behaviour of others.
  3. A collaborative approach to problem solving and delivery of outcomes.
  4. Creativity and ability to think differently, generate ideas and see them through to implementation.
  5. Ability to drive positive and sustained change for the benefit of their organisation, community and environment.

G4C Future Leader Application Form

Technical Apprentice of the Year 
Sponsored by Wates Construction

Judges are looking to award apprentices who are working towards or who have completed a Technical apprenticeship within the last 12 months. Judges are looking for exemplars who showcase the difference they have made in the industry and the organisations that they work in. Entries should demonstrate how the person has created a positive impact on the industry, organisations or college through a commitment of personal development. Applicants must demonstrate how they aim to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to any Technical apprentice within the construction & the built environment sector at any level.

Technical Apprentice Of the Year Application Form


Trade Apprentice of the Year 
Sponsored by Wates Construction 

Judges are looking to award apprentices who are working towards or who have completed an apprenticeship within the last 12 months. Judges are looking for exemplars who showcase the difference they have made in the industry and the organisations that they work in. Entries should demonstrate how the person has created a positive impact on the industry, organisations or college through a commitment of personal development. Applicants must demonstrate how they aim to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership councilThis award is open to any apprenticeship course within the construction & the built environment sector at any level.

Trade Apprentice Of the Year Application Form

 

New Professional of the Year 
Sponsored by CA Group

Judges are looking for candidates who have completed professional studies within the construction and the built environment sector within the past 36 months. Applicants should demonstrate how they have excelled in the industry striving to make great contributions to the industry while demonstrating exemplary performance in their field of expertise standing out from their peers. This can be demonstrated through high technical ability, client & customer focus, projects or engaging and responding to the demands faced by clients and the industry. Applicants should demonstrate achievements throughout their career and how they have developed communication, team and leadership skills while aiming to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to any New Professional within the construction & the built environment sector at any level.

New Professional of the Year Application Form

 


Trainee of the Year 
Sponsored by Northumbrian Water Group 

Judges are looking for candidates who are currently undertaking or have completed (within the past 12 months) construction & the built environment work related training. Training can include short courses, industry recognised training and personal development. Judges are looking for exemplars that stand out from the crowd with outstanding achievements and commitment to training & development showing self motivation. Judges will look at how applicants have progressed through their career and adapted to industry change. Applicants should demonstrate achievements throughout their career and how they have developed communication, team and leadership skills while aiming to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to any Trainee within the construction & the built environment sector at any level.

Trainee Of the Year Application Form


Higher Education Student of the Year 
Sponsored by Bowmer+Kirkland

Judges are looking to award Students who are working towards or who have completed Higher Education Degree (or similar) (HE) within the last 12 months. Judges are looking for exemplars who stand out from the crowd with outstanding achievement and success showcasing the difference they have made in the industry and the organisations that they work in. Entries should demonstrate how the person has created a positive impact on the industry, organisations or education establishment through a commitment of personal development and academic excellence. Judges will be looking for students who demonstrate high skill and motivation while aiming to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to any Higher Education student within the construction & the built environment sector.

HE Student Of the Year 2020 Application Form


Further Education Student of the Year 
Sponsored by Bowmer+Kirkland 

Judges are looking to award Students who are working towards or who have completed a Further Education (FE) within the last 12 months. Judges are looking for exemplars who stand out from the crowd with outstanding achievement and success showcasing the difference they have made in the industry and the organisations that they work in. Entries should demonstrate how the person has created a positive impact on the industry, organisations or education establishment through a commitment of personal development and academic excellence. Judges will be looking for students who demonstrate high skill and motivation while aiming to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to a Further Education student at a College, A-Level or Diploma level.

FE Student Of the Year Application Form

     
Mentor of the Year
Sponsored by Mott MacDonald Bentley 

Judges are looking for individuals who have shown a commitment to developing the future leaders of the industry, investing time and nurturing while offering support and guidance. Applicants should show commitment to developing, nurturing and encouraging new entrants into the industry offering unbiased guidance. Judges are looking for an individual that have a good knowledge of current topics in the industry and develop to the changing industry. Applicants should have a keen interest in mentoring aiming to influence mentees to become one of the future leaders of the industry contributing towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

This award is open to any Mentor within the construction & the built environment sector.

Mentor of Year Application Form 

 


Commitment to Employee and Training Development 
Sponsored by Faithful+Gould 

This award is open for organisations who have demonstrated and sustained a commitment to employee development. Judges will be looking for a company who have a strategic plan that includes driving performance via professional development. Judges will be looking for companies who invest time and resources into their employees and set clear targets providing staff with regular appraisals and feedback. Organisations should promote development providing opportunities across the company. Organisations should best define and demonstrate improvements resulting from targeted training and development, whether driven by strategic leadership of an enlightened client or a supplier, entries should show and win particular respect from the workforce and community through workforce development, skills and training. Organisations should be striving to work towards the Construction 2025 vision as outlined below:

  • PEOPLE – An industry that is known for it’s talented and diverse workforce
  • SMART – An industry that is efficient and technologically advanced
  • SUSTAINABLE – An industry that leads the world in low carbon and green construction exports
  • GROWTH – An industry that drives growth across the entire economy
  • LEADERSHIP – An industry that with clear leadership from a Construction leadership council.

Commitment to Employee Development Application Form

With thanks also to Turner and Townsend for kindly sponsoring the Awards Ceremony Drinks Reception 

If you would like any assistance with regards to entering or nominating then please give Leanne Conaway a call on 0191 5007880 or leanne@cene.org.uk