NSW State Finalists

The 2017 NSW state finalists for both individual and organisation award categories are listed below. Winners will be announced at the NSW Training Awards presentation event held at the Sydney Town Hall on Thursday 7th September 2017. To purchase tickets to the presentation event, please go to the tickets page.

Individuals Award Categories

Congratulations to the 2017 NSW Training Awards individual finalists!

Apprentice of the Year finalists

Name Jordan Cahill
Trade Horticulture - Landscape Construction Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by The Gardenmakers Pty Ltd
   
Name Ben McDonald
Trade Electrotechnology - Electrician Certificate III
Trained by Hunter Valley Training Company Pty Ltd
Employed by Peabody - Wambo Underground Mines
   
Name Samuel McGruer
Trade Electrotechnology - Electrician Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Snowy Hydro Ltd
   
Name Blake Mulroe
Trade Automotive Mechanical Trade (Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment) Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by The Gateway
Host Employer CJD Equipment Pty Ltd
   
Name Jake Sheppeard
Trade Aeroskills (Mechanical) Certificate IV
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by BAE Systems
   
Name Shaun Van Uum
Trade Carpentry Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Hines Construction Pty Ltd

Trainee of the Year finalists

Name Reece Arday
Vocation Business Services - Business Administration Certificate IV
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Port Stephens Council
   
Name Madison Coelli
Vocation Business Services - Business Administration Certificate IV
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Getset Inc
Hosted by Southern Cotton
   
Name Kate Ottewell
Vocation Leadership and Management Diploma
Trained by Australian College of Commerce and Management
Employed by BEST Employment Ltd
   
Name Trudi Schenko
Vocation Community Services - Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma
Trained by International Child Care College Pty Ltd
Employed by Gracelands Early Education Centre
   
Name Gemma White
Vocation Conservation and Land Management Certificate III
Trained by Tocal College
Employed by Office of Environment & Heritage - National Parks & Wildlife Service
   
Name James Wishart
Vocation Information Technology - Support Certificate IV
Trained by Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd
Employed by Australia College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd

School Based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year finalists

Name Mark Doughty
Trade Horticulture - Parks and Gardens Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Skyline Landscape Services Pty Ltd
School McCarthy Catholic College Emu Plains
   
Name Jonathan Emeny
Trade Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Michael Emeny
School St Matthew’s Catholic School Mudgee
   
Name Jackson Harvey
Vocation Health Services - Health Services Assistance Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Hunter New England Local Health District
School Belmont High School

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year finalists

Name Stella Crick
Vocation Conservation and Land Management Certificate III
Trained by Tocal College
Employed by Office of Environment & Heritage - National Parks & Wildlife Service
   
Name Donald Dundas
Trade Plumbing Certificate III
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Skillset Ltd
Host Employer Warrumbungle Shire Council
   
Name Brenden Maxwell
Trade Aeroskills (Mechanical) Certificate IV
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Temora Aviation Museum Engineering Pty Ltd

 

Vocational Student of the Year finalists

Name Malcolm Collier
Vocation Human Resources Leadership and Management Diploma
Trained by Australian Training & Consulting
Employed by Teys Australia Tamworth
   
Name Gillian Markham
Vocation Events Diploma
Trained by TAFE NSW
   
Name Liam Muldoon
Vocation Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis Certificate IV
Trained by TAFE NSW
Employed by Gold Fields Australia Pty Limited

 

VET Trainer/Teacher of the Year finalists

Name Marie De Bella
Employed by TAFE NSW
   
Name Darek Figa
Employed by TAFE NSW
   
Name Susanne Payne
Employed by TAFE NSW

 

VET in Schools Student of the Year (NSW only category)

Name Ashley Bowen
Vocation Hospitality Certificate II
Trained by Public Schools NSW, Tamworth
School Oxley High School
   
Name Rose Cox
Vocation Hospitality - Kitchen Operations Certificate II
Trained by Public Schools NSW, Ultimo
School Strathfield Girls High School
   
Name Matthew McCauley
Trade Agriculture Certificate II
Trained by Public Schools, Wagga Wagga
School Denison College of Secondary Education, Bathurst High Campus

 

Organisation Award Categories

Congratulations to the 2017 NSW Training Awards organisational finalists:

Large Employer of the Year finalists

  • Shoalhaven City Council - Shoalhaven Water
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken-KFC

 

Large Training Provider of the Year finalists

  • BCA National Training Group
  • Australian College of Commerce and Management Pty Ltd
  • TAFE NSW Northern Sydney (RTO)

 

Small Training Provider of the Year finalists

  • NSW Health - Education Centre Against Violence
  • Learning Sphere Training Solutions
  • Allara Learning (Tactical Training Group Pty Ltd)

 

Industry Collaboration Award finalists

  • Skills4Trade and Pledge250
    formed by Skillset and TAFE NSW
  • TAFE NSW/Glasurit Educate
    formed by BASF Australia Ltd and TAFE NSW
  • Sydney Metro Workforce Development Program
    formed by Sydney Metro, Department of Employment and TAFE NSW

Back to Top


PLATINUM PARTNER

NSW Skills Board logo

GOLD PARTNERS

NSW Department of Education
NSW TAFE logo

BRONZE PARTNERS

Apprenticeship Australia logo
Australian Industry Group logo
Australian Training Awards logo
Group Training logo
NECA Group Training logo
Unions NSW logo
Visual Connections logo

MEDIA PARTNER
Daily Telegraph logo

Contacts

Subscribe:
Subscribe to the NSW Training Awards

Email:
NSW.TrainingAwards@industry.nsw.gov.au

Phone:
1800 306 999 or (02) 8267 7609

Mail:
NSW Training Awards
NSW Department of Industry
Level 12, 1 Oxford St
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
(PO Box 960, Darlinghurst NSW 1300)

 

Regional coordinators

 

Join us on Facebook! See our videos on YouTube! Follow us on Instragram!

Page last updated: 1 August 2017