WCIT MONITOR Issue 66 Dec 2015 - Page 14

MONITOR The Lord Mayor’s Show 2015 WCIT float “Talent Unleashed” in the making... The WCIT Journeyman Scheme I have recently taken over the Chair of the Journeyman Scheme from Roger Dimmock and thought it would be useful to remind the Company’s members of what the Journeyman Scheme is all about. Firstly, I would like to publically thank Roger for all his hard work in his time as Chair. The intention of the Scheme is very much that we seek to provide an opportunity for those more junior members of our industry to get to know about the WCIT, whilst receiving some professional guidance from a mentor within the Company. The journey normally lasts for Page 14 three years, after which the Journeyman can apply to join the Company through the normal Freedom Panel mechanism. Each year the Journeymen also compete for the Pinkerton Award, which is won through the submission of an essay selected from a number of different topics. Dr Paolo Adragna (right) receiving his Pinkerton The 2015 winner was Dr Paolo Adragna, Award from Deputy Master Nicholas Birtles so congratulations to Paolo! myself (sarahtrevelion@yahoo.com) or We are always seeking new Mentors to Edward Wolton (edward@wolton.com) assist the Scheme, in addition to those directly and we would be happy to provide who already give willingly of their time and more detail. expertise. If anyone would like to discuss Contributed by Liveryman Major Sarah in more detail, please contact either Trevelion