Queen's Silver Medal

Find out about the Queen's Silver Medal.

QSM On-line Application Form

QUEEN'S SILVER MEDAL COMPETITION NOMINATION FORM

The purpose of the pro-forma is to enable the Shipwrights’ Company to select the apprentices for the course at Kielder in September, and therefore the more complete the information given, the better able is the Company to make the best selection, and the better the chance of the individual trainee. Those writing the different parts of the report should be those who have personally been most closely concerned with the work performance and progress of the trainee, and not necessarily by a Training or Personnel Department.
  • NOTES

    1. To include brief details of all training, work experience, work placements, YTS and Skillseekers etc. 2. a. “Foreman or Supervisor” means the foreman or supervisor of the section where the trainee is currently employed: if he or she has been with the section less than six weeks, the report should be written by, or in conjunction with, the foreman of the previous section. In smaller firms a general foreman may complete this part of the form. 2. b. “Departmental Manager” means the manager of the department in which the trainee is currently employed, and the “under six weeks” rule above applies equally. In smaller firms the Managing Director may wish to complete this part.
  • COMPLETION OF THIS NOMINATION

    THE COMPLETION OF THIS DOCUMENTATION MAY BE MADE BY THE COMPANY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED OTHERWISE ON THE FORM.
  • NOMINEE DETAILS

  • Must be under 25 on 1 October of the year of competition.
  • Number of phone most likely to be contactable
  • Email is the preferred method of communication.
  • Please choose one - if none apply choose "Other" and note in "Details of Training" Section below
  • To include name of Division or detached Company that is part of the Group
  • Leave blank if not applicable
  • Leave blank if not different to Join Date above
  • To include brief details of all training, work experience, work placements, YTS, skill-seekers etc
  • COMPANY INFORMATION, CONTACTS AND REPORTS

  • This should be the address where all Managers, Supervisors and Officers of the Company may be contacted by post
  • This should be the Nominee's Foreman, Supervisor or Training Officer “Foreman or Supervisor” means the foreman or supervisor of the section where the trainee is currently employed: if he or she has been with the section less than six weeks, the report should be written by, or in conjunction with, the foreman of the previous section. In smaller firms a general foreman may complete this part of the form.
  • Reporters are invited to explain why their nomination deserves consideration for the medal competition, commenting on his or her progress and abilities as a craftsman, such as academic achievement, motivation, industry, integrity, skills, record of achievement as a technician or craft trainee etc., as well as on his or her personal attributes such as personality, potential for management, teamwork, leadership etc.
  • Secondary Company Contact - Department Manager

    “Department Manager” means the manager of the department in which the trainee is currently employed, and the “under six weeks” rule above applies equally. In smaller firms the Managing Director may wish to complete this part.
  • Reporters are invited to explain why their nomination deserves consideration for the medal competition, commenting on his or her progress and abilities as a craftsman, such as academic achievement, motivation, industry, integrity, skills, record of achievement as a technician or craft trainee etc., as well as on his or her personal attributes such as personality, potential for management, teamwork, leadership etc.
  • NOMINEE'S PERSONAL APPLICATION

    This part of the form is to be completed by the nominee in his or her own words
  • You are invited to explain below in your own words, how your career has gone to date, the types of training and work you have undertaken and how you have done or are doing on further education courses. You should also include some of your ambitions in life, hobbies, sport, outside interests and how you see your career progressing in the future. Please write no more than 600 words but it should be more than 400.
  • FINAL CHECK AND SUBMISSION BY PRIMARY CONTACT

    This part of the form is only for the Primary Contact who should ensure that the form has been completed fully before clicking the submission button.
  • Please enter date of submission