Danny Clarke announced as host for #LBELS24

Danny Clarke announced as host for #LBELS24

Danny Clarke (aka The Black Gardener) will be hosting the ceremony for the national Land-Based & Environment Learner (LBEL) Awards later this year, with today marking the opening of nominations for 2024 entries.

The winners will be announced at a genuine celebration of talent on the 21 November 2024 at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham.

Landex and our event partners Lantra, are actively encouraging members to recognise and promote their top candidates by nominating them for a prestigious award. The deadline for entries is 11 June 2024.

 Online entries are being encouraged, as the quicker and more sustainable option.

The annual awards are open to individuals on a full-time or part-time Land-Based and Environment course or Apprenticeship in England between September 2022 and September 2024.

The award categories include;

Agriculture Land-Based Engineering
Aquaculture and Fisheries Animal Care and Management
Arboriculture Veterinary Nursing
Forestry and Woodland Management Environmental Conservation
Equine and Farriery Game and Wildlife
Floristry Sports Turf and Greenkeeping
Landscape and Horticulture Land-Based Engineering

Prizes for the above categories apply across Private Training providers, Further Education (FE), Apprenticeships Awards (Level 2-3), Higher Education (HE) and Higher Apprenticeship Awards (Level 4-7).

This year we will be introducing a new category: Research Student of the Year, where supervisors are encouraged to nominate a student studying a post-graduate level either for a master’s degree or a Doctoral Degree.

 There are overall prizes for: Research Student of the Year; Apprentice of the Year; Overall Winner; and Runners Up.