The Propertymark Qualifications Awards annual ceremony taking place early next month have revealed their shortlist.
There is a total of nine Awards including three categories that learners, agents, employers and training providers from up and down the country have been submitting nominations for.
In no particular order, the categories and finalists for each are:
Learner of the Year which recognises those that have embraced their learning with passion and shown commitment to applying their newly acquired skills in either continuing studies or in an employment context.
- Eva Ferdinando from Avery Estate Agents
- Penelope Preston from Johnsons Property Consultants
- Olivia Akers from X1 Lettings
Rising Star which recognises learners with less than 3 years in industry making their mark in the property industry; those who have delivered tangible benefits to their employer and are recognised as future leaders.
- Becky Phelps from Johnsons Property Consultants
- Kanying Li from Bee Property Investment
- Puja Mehra from 99home
Employer of the Year which recognises an employer or company who is supporting their employees working towards and achieving a qualification or apprenticeship assessment with Propertymark Qualifications and making lifelong learning and professional development central to their business.
- Neil Kurz – Neil Douglas Lettings
- Charlie Perdios – Anthony Pepe
- Jason Watkin – Thornley Groves Estate Agents
A further five outstanding performance Awards will be presented and have been selected based upon performance in exams and apprenticeship assessments between January 2019 and December 2020. These are:
Lettings Candidate of the Year, including learners that have completed inventory and tenancy deposit qualifications.
- Emma Ferguson
- Poppy Field
- Rupert Dickinson
Sales Candidate of the Year, including those that have achieved residential and commercial qualifications.
- James Cardon
- Rebecca Law
- Claire Cooper
Auctioneering Candidate of the Year for outstanding achievement on successful achievement of a chattels or property auctioneering qualifications.
- Grace Julier
- Melissa Kennedy
- Thomas Lowe
- Daniel O’Malley
With the increase in take up of the Level 4 Qualifications and the start of Propertymark Qualifications’ Apprenticeship Assessment Service, two new Awards in 2021 will recognise the achievements of Propertymark Qualifications’ Level 4 learners and Junior Estate Agent Apprentices.
Level 4 Candidate of the Year finalists:
- Natalie Giles
- Nathan Whitehouse
- Naomi Murdoch
Apprentice of the Year finalists:
- Darcy Halliday
- Christopher Thurgood
- James Bowler
Propertymark Qualifications is also commending the efforts of those who have worked hard to turn the profession into what it is today by also awarding someone with a Lifelong Achievement Award which will be announced on the day.
Michael Smith, Head of Propertymark Qualifications comments: “It has not been easy shortlisting all the fantastic nominees for this years’ awards.
“We have seen some incredible achievement and determination to succeed over what has been a challenging year for many of us, whether personal or professional.
“The commitment to professional development from learners whether at the start of their careers in the sector or working as established agents and auctioneers has really shone through.”
Good luck from everyone at Estate Agent Today!