Darryl Williams
Programme Manager

Darryl has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry as a business, training and apprenticeship manager. He is responsible for the overall management of the programme and works closely with our partner clients, contractors and stakeholders to ensure Y Prentis is strategically placed to respond to present and future challenges. Darryl creates new and develops existing relationships with key industry agencies, training providers and Welsh Government to ensure Y Prentis continues to provide long term, sustainable employment opportunities to support the future employment demand within the industry.

Nicola Murray
Assistant Programme Manager

Nicola has vast experience working with apprentices in the construction industry. She works closely with construction contractors, enabling the team to move apprentices around different locations to give them quality and quantity of work for professional achievement and to complete their qualifications. She maintains good working relationships with site managers, training providers and the apprentices to ensure programme is easy to access at all times.

Danny Thomas
Apprenticeship Coordinator

Danny is a qualified assessor with a ONC and HNC in Building Studies and over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Danny’s construction background consists of being a CITB apprenticeship officer for 20 years and a part time lecturer in Bricklaying studies at Coleg Gwent where he has focused on the training aspect of supporting, mentoring and training apprentices in various trades.

Danny is our first point of contact for all our apprentices regarding their framework process. He carries out regular progress evaluation updates to ensure our apprentices are meeting their NVQ and Diploma requirements and are progressing through their apprenticeship.

Isabel Harris
Finance & Employment Assistant

Isabel deals with enquires from both apprentices and contractors on a daily basis and provides ongoing support to the team to ensure the smooth running of the scheme. She also supports our apprentices by looking after the payroll process and offering advice and guidance where necessary.

Julie Donoghue
Apprenticeship Coordinator

Julie has worked in work based learning for 22 years, initially as a trainer, assessor / verifier, before focussing on Health & Safety, quality assurance, and external compliance auditing.

She joined CITB as an apprenticeship officer, working with colleges and Construction apprenticeship trades, supporting employers and mentoring apprentices for 14 years.

Julie will be supporting our apprentices and carrying out regular progress evaluation updates to ensure our apprentices are meeting their qualification requirements and are progressing through their apprenticeship.

Holly Gunn
Business Support Administrator

Holly helps to assist in the delivery and development of the shared apprenticeship scheme by providing an administrative, employment and marketing support to the delivery team and apprentices engaged on the apprenticeship program.