Corey Vernon wins National Inspiration Entrepreneur of the Year!

orey-vernon-learndirect-entrepreneur-of-the-year-winnerWe are pleased and proud to announce that Carillon Services is officially a national inspiration!

Not content with being the regional winner, our very own Corey Vernon wins the National Inspiration Entrepreneur of the Year and was presented with his award at a ceremony in London earlier this month.

Corey set up Carillon Services after a serious motorcycle accident four years ago left him unable to continue in his role as an experienced AA recovery mechanic.

Still, with a passion for cars and the grit and determination to not let his injuries hold him back, he decided to learn the business side of the car mechanics industry by taking a course at learndirect.

Corey knew he wanted to remain in the mechanical engineering industry so, after he gained the added skills in Business Management and Accounting, he bought Carillon Services and employed a team of experienced mechanics to continue the work he could no longer do.

We’re delighted to say that from that day on we’ve been going strong at Carillon Services, in providing some of the best car mechanic and garage services there are for the people of Loughborough.

The National LearnDirect Inspiration award

Learndirect is the UK’s biggest provider of skills, training and employment services, which enables people to gain the skills they need for a successful career. In praise of the hard work and extra mile that learndirect customers put in to learning their skills, the company awards some of its most shining stars in a national ceremony which is held each year.

Corey was presented with the Entrepreneur of the Year award, which celebrates learners who’ve used learndirect programmes as a stepping stone to start their own business. It was felt that Corey’s success story was a prime example of just how successful a learndirect course can be for anyone who takes one up.

The awards recognise people from all walks of life, from learners who’ve overcome disabilities to apprentices and businesses working with learndirect to train their workforce.

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First the regional awards, now the national

Corey was originally awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year title at the learndirect Midlands Inspiration Awards, held in May in Birmingham. He was nominated for it because of his inspiring sense of determination in the face of adversity. But, why stop at the regional awards?

His story touched the hearts of people countrywide and that’s why it was felt it would inspire others all over the UK who would see how, despite the odds, a new business can grow and be successful.

Contact Us for award winning service

If you’re looking for the very best standard and quality in car servicing and car mechanics, you can contact us for an award winning service every time.

We carry out MOTs, services, repairs and vehicle tuning for increased performance. We are also the only Loughborough garage which can carry out the acclaimed TerraClean.

Call us on 01509 264749 for a free quotation or please feel free to get in touch by filling out our online contact form. Our friendly, professional and experienced staff are always pleased to hear from you and see where we can help.