A MEDICAL engineering apprentice has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Asian Apprenticeship Awards 2019.
Ahmar Iqbal is an Associate Member of IPEM and is currently a third year Level 3 Engineering Apprentice with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
The Asian Apprenticeship Awards recognise, celebrate and promote the talent and diversity of apprentices from the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. Ahmar is one of five apprentices who have been shortlisted in the Health, Medical and Social Care category.
Ahmar said: ‘I am honoured and thrilled to have been shortlisted for the awards. Knowing that the work I do has a direct, positive impact on patient care makes me proud to be a part of the NHS.’
Professor Mark Tooley, IPEM’s President, said: ‘We wish Ahmar the best of luck at the awards.’
The awards ceremony is being held at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham on 31 October.
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