For over a decade, the SPARKS competition has given young electricians the opportunity to showcase their skills, celebrating the up-and-coming talent across the UK, and instilling confidence in the next generation of the electrical industry. Many of the past SPARKS Learner of the Year competitors have gone on to accomplish further achievements, proving competitions like these provide stepping stones for those looking to carve a name out for themselves in the industry.

The standard of work throughout the competition has been higher than ever, everyone who has taken part in the SPARKS 2023 Learner of the Year should be extremely proud of themselves. They gave the judges such a hard job in crowning the overall winner!

That being said, Nathan Pawsey, from Cambridge Regional College, was announced as SPARKS Learner of the Year 2023. Nathan, pictured above using a Kewtech KT64DL, received the accolade after competing against six other finalists during a two-day practical test on 26th & 27th April, which gave some of the country’s top electrical students a chance to show off their installation skills.

Nathan provided an exceptional standard of work. Sam Mackenzie from Farnborough College of Technology, was close behind and came away with the runner-up title. A huge congratulations to them both and indeed all finalists!

In partnership with event sponsors Electric Center, Kewtech once again donated a KT63PLUS multifunction tester and KEWIS02 safe isolation kit to help Nathan on his way to starting his career in the electrical industry.

For more information on the event and photos from the day click here…