Cornwall College Business apprentice wins Worldskills UK final

Cornwall College Business apprentice Ben Moran was awarded first place at the Worldskills UK CNC Milling national final.

Ben, 21, who works for Redruth-based Pall Aerospace, won the competition bv competing in a series of tough challenges against others from around the country.

The final, held at Yale College in Wrexham, was designed to shows off entrants’ skills using a CNC (computer numerical control) milling machine.

Ben is currently studying towards an Engineering and Mechanical Manufacturing EAL NVQ 3 at the College’s Camborne campus.

He was put forward for the competition by Vaughan Curnow, his Apprenticeship Liaison Officer at Cornwall College.

Vaughan said: “It’s fantastic news to hear that Ben has won such an important competition and it highlights why he was chosen as the Apprentice of the Year for Engineering at a recent awards ceremony. Ben is a very focused and professional apprentice who is already building a fantastic career in engineering.”