Apprentice of The Month - October 2023

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Spooky season is well and truly upon us! 🎃

Whilst the month of October is all about carving pumpkins, watching your favourite horror movies, and drinking pumpkin spiced lattes, it still wouldn’t be the end of the month if we didn’t celebrate and share our apprentices’ achievements!

This month alone, we received numerous nominations from our employers highlighting their apprentices’ success and achievements in their job roles.


Congratulations to Naki Tasci for being awarded Octobers Apprentice of the Month! Naki is a Level 3 IT Apprentice with Evolving Networks, and his manager, Ben, had a nomination filled with nothing but excellent feedback and kind words to say about his passion and dedication towards his role.

Read below to see what Naki’s manager had to say about his apprenticeship journey so far.

“Naki has proven to be an outstanding addition to our service desk team, and we couldn’t be more proud that he has rightfully earned the title of Session Superstar.

From the moment Naki joined our team, his passion and dedication to his role have been nothing short of exceptional. His journey has been testament to hard work, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to delivering the best service possible. Naki’s performance has consistently exceeded expectations, and it’s clear that he has quickly become an invaluable member of our team.

What sets Naki apart is his keen ability to adapt to various challenges and he approaches every task with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. Whether it’s assisting our clients with complex technical issues, going above and beyond to find solutions, or supporting his fellow team members, Naki consistently raises the bar for excellence.

Naki’s willingness to continuously learn and improve is evident in the way he embraces new technologies and updates to our systems. He is quick to adapt and ensure that he’s at the forefront of knowledge in his field, setting a shining example for his peers.”

Fantastic achievement Naki, we’re so proud of you!


As well as celebrating this month’s winner, we would love to shine a light on our stand-out nominees from this month. These apprentices have been nominated by their managers for their achievements and hard work within their apprenticeship.


“Megan has been with TNS for about nine months now and in that time she has proven herself a valuable and reliable member of the team. She has taken significant changes to the structure of the marketing team in her stride, with a level of maturity that belies her experience level and with a positive attitude and smile on her face.

Her work is high quality, in just the last month Megan has been instrumental in creating a new social media strategy for the payments business unit, including the creation of best practice guidelines and a content calendar. She continues to take the lead on our email marketing campaigns and handles our regular maintenance updates with complete autonomy.

Megan’s skillset has recently branched out beyond digital marketing and event managed a TNS customer event in London from end-to-end, selecting the venue, taking care of invitations and logistics, and ultimately managing the event on the evening, completely solo. The next week she managed our participation in Paris Retail Week, having taken care of all the pre-event needs, she was then on-site in Paris for her first overseas work trip to manage the stand set-up and ensure that the team had everything they needed.”


Samson has demonstrated exceptional initiative and a strong work ethic since joining our team as an IT support apprentice. He has shown a remarkable ability to quickly learn new technologies and adapt to our niche digital dictation landscape. His problem-solving skills are commendable, as He consistently tackles complex technical issues.

Samson has been a valuable team player, always willing to collaborate and assist colleagues with their technical challenges. His willingness to absorb knowledge has greatly contributed to the growth and development of our support team.

In addition to his technical skills, Samson embodies our company’s values of integrity, professionalism, and commitment. His positive attitude, reliability, and strong communication skills make them an asset to our department and an exemplary representative of our organisation.”


“Harvey has not only received great feedback from his college but has also gone above and beyond at his workplace, namely stepping up to cover for illness in the team, arriving early for work and ensuring all customer tickets have been responded to before leaving.  Harvey also demonstrates how his knowledge is improving by working on more advanced tickets for our customers.”


“Throughout her tenure with our company, she has consistently demonstrated remarkable dedication and an unmatched level of skill. Her work stands out as world-class and she is undoubtedly an emerging talent who has become an invaluable asset to our organisation.

Jenny’s ability to deliver exceptional results consistently is truly remarkable. Her work is characterised by its quality, creativity, and innovation. Whether the project is complex or simple, she approaches it with the same degree of enthusiasm, ensuring she not only meets but often exceeds expectations.

Furthermore, Jenny’s willingness to go the extra mile is commendable. She doesn’t just complete her assignments; she ensures they are executed flawlessly. Her dedication not only benefits our projects but also motivates and encourages her peers to strive for excellence.”


If you’ve got a Baltic apprentice who deserves some recognition, we’d love to share their story!

Please send your nomination (a minimum of 200 words) to

Nominations are open until the 23rd of each month. Any nominations we receive after this date will be considered for the next award.