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Awards

For Saddlery Trainees
Award, Bursary or Prize Requirements Contact Entry Date Awards
The 2016 Saddlers’ Company Award Gained a C&G Saddlery qualification between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2016 Nominee must enter at least one class in the National Saddlery Competition Trade & Training Advisor, The Worshipful Company of Saddlers.
Tel: 0207 7268661
Nominations must be received by the 1st Jan 2017 £500 and a Perpetual Trophy – presentation at prestigious event in April 2017 in London
City and Guilds Medals for Excellence and Lion Awards Gained a C&G Saddlery qualification in the year: 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2016. City & Guilds Medals for Excellence.
Website: www.cityandguilds.com
(Winners of the regional Medals for Excellence are put forward by C&G for one of their ten Lion Awards)
Between 1st August 2015 and 31st October 2016 Regional awards prize giving - prestige. Invitation to National Awards Ceremony prize giving, prestige and publicity
Saddlers Company City & Guilds Bursary Fund Must be working towards a City & Guilds saddlery qualification. Means tested. Trade & Training Advisor, The Worshipful Company of Saddlers.
Tel: 0207 7268661
Ongoing throughout the year Funding towards the cost of Saddlery training courses at the Saddlery Training Centre and SKASS registration fees.
FOR INDIVIDUAL CRAFT SADDLERS

Queen Elizabeth
Scholarship Trust (QEST)

Proven ability and talent in Saddlery,
although can still be
training if at advanced level.
The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
No 1 Buckingham Place London SW1E 6HR 
Website: www.qest.org.uk/ 
Tel: 020 7828 2268
Email: qest@rwha.co.uk
Ongoing throughout the year Bursary for training and
development of saddlery skills

For Walsal Trade Saddlers & rural craft saddlers.
Saddlers’ Company Training Certificates Scheme (Walsall) Undergoing Saddlery Training with a Walsall Trade Saddler Trade & Training Advisor, The Worshipful Company of Saddlers.
Tel: 0207 268661
Ongoing Cash grant to employer – the amount depending on the training module being pursued by the trainee; Recognised saddlery qualification and Certificate for trainee.
SADDLERY COMPETITIONS
Competition Date Details From Entry Date Prize
The National Saddlery Competition (SMS Members only) 6th February 2017 CE. Society of Master Saddlers
Email: enquiries@mastersaddlers.co.uk
TBC Trophies and Cash Prizes, donated by the Worshipful Company of Saddlers and Society of Master Saddlers members
FOR EMPLOYERS OF SADDLERY APPRENTICES
Saddlers’ Company Training Certificates Scheme (Rural) - to offset costs when apprentice attends saddlery training courses and assessments. For Employers of Saddlery Apprentices and Saddlers’ Company Millennium Apprentices Trade & Training Advisor, The Worshipful Company of Saddlers.
Tel: 0207 7268661
Ongoing Training support grant (£500) paid to employer on successful completion of a C&G Saddlery Skills Assessment by the apprentice.