Australia’s brightest electrical apprentices were recognised by NECA at its National Apprentice Awards event at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra.
The awards are held annually to acknowledge the achievements of each state’s winners.
This year’s guest speaker was Alan Tongue, the former captain of the Canberra Raiders NRL club. Alan grew up in Tamworth, NSW and completed a Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology (Light Vehicle) during his playing career. Alan is an Australian Apprenticeship Ambassador and was recently named as the ACT’s 2017 Australian of the Year.
Apprentices from across the country gathered in Canberra to hear the winners of three award categories: Industrial, Commercial/Domestic and Communications.
This year’s winners are: