Torsten puts in outstanding turn

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Torston Middleton, a talented young apprentice from Sheffield, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award in the EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards.

The 17-year-old, a first year apprentice at Newburgh Engineering, is in the running for the Outstanding Performance by a First Year Apprentice.

He was shortlisted with 11 other apprentices from across the region after impressing judges with his dedication to his apprenticeship and determination to pursue a career in manufacturing.

He will find out if he has won the regional title at a ceremony at in Harrogate on February 9.

If successful, he will be go forward to the nationals.

Torston has undertaken his first year training as part of his NVQ in machining and fabrication at the AMRC Training Centre on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham.

He then spent two months in the apprentice training school within Newburgh Precision’s facilities in Rotherham. He will now continue his NVQ’s as part of his apprenticeship.