Apprentice Vikas Khan, 18, has been named the 2018 South West ‘Intermediate Apprentice of the Year’ in the National Apprenticeship Awards (NAA).

Slough resident Vikas is based at Arvato CRM Solutions’ UK headquarters on Farnham Road.

He assumed recruitment account management responsibilities for one of the company’s key automotive clients after just six months of his year-long, NVQ Level 2 programme.

He said: “Taking on this role has really boosted my confidence and has taken me out of my comfort zone and pushed me to reach my potential. I’m excited about taking the next steps.”