Congratulations to the finalists of the Central Queensland region.

Winners will be announced online on 30 July 2021 – tune in here!

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Riley Cruickshanks
Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
Training provider: Hastings Deering (Australia) Limited
Employer: Hastings Deering (Australia) Limited

Jack Mitchell
Qualification: Certificate III in Mechanical Engineering – Fitter and Turner
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Jennmar Australia

Jack Page
Qualification: Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: Ergon Energy Queensland Limited


Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Cleo Barraclough
Qualification: Certificate III in Business
Training provider: Skills@Top
Employer: Central Highlands Regional Council

Lachlan Overend
Qualification: Certificate III in Warehousing Operations
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Group training organisation: Apprentices and Trainees Queensland
Host employer: NRG Gladstone Power Station

Kobe Shaw
Qualification: Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
Training provider: Site Skills Training
Group training organisation: Programmed Training Services
Host employer: Kaefer Integrated Services


Vocational Student of the Year

Harry Atterbury
Qualification: Certificate III in Aviation  (Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight)
Training provider: UAVAIR
School: Marist College Emerald

Jodie Connolly
Qualification: Certificate IV in New Small Business
Training provider: My Pathways

Sherrie Larsen
Qualification: Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
Training provider: Outsource Institute
Employer: Taylored Automotive


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Latitia Briggs
Qualification: Certificate II in Engineering – Production Technology
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: BHP Operations Services

Joanna Harvey
Qualification: Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
Training provider: Careers Training Centre
Employer: Mackay Regional Council

Litia Pitt
Qualification: Certificate III in Business
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Isaac Regional Council


School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Breanna Clough
Qualification: Certificate III in Business
Training provider: Australian Trade Training College
Group training organisation: MRAEL Group
Host employer: Moranbah Community Workers Club
School: Moranbah State High School

Bethany Harth
Qualification: Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
Training provider: Youth Development and Training
Group training organisation: Leisure Employment Australia
Host employer: Bluefit
School: Rockhampton Girls Grammar School

Paris Robinson
Qualification: Certificate III in Dental Assisting
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: DentalCareXtra
School: Moranbah State High School


Equity VET Student of the Year

Nena Getaruelas Suclan
Qualification: Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
Training provider: AustCare Training
Employer: Multicap Limited

Liticha McMullen
Qualification: Certificate IV in Human Resources
Training provider: CQUniversity Australia
Employer: Mackay Regional Council

Tomika Saunders
Qualification: Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
Training provider: AustCare Training
Employer: Multicap Limited


VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Katie Frize
Employer: Longreach State High School

Margaret Haynes
Employer: Morrissey Group Pty Ltd

Hazel Kuveya
Employer: Tec-NQ Ltd


Community Training Initiative of the Year

Central Queensland Multicultural Association Inc.
Program:
Community Work Skills
www.cqma.org.au
0438 751 974

Multicap Limited
Program: Disability/Aged Care Skill Development in an NDIS Environment
www.multicap.org.au
1300 135 886


Large Employer of the Year

Isaac Regional Council
www.isaac.qld.gov.au
1300 472 227

Mackay Regional Council
www.mackay.qld.gov.au
1300 622 529

Queensland Alumina Limited
www.qal.com.au
(07) 4976 2211


Medium Employer of the Year

NFR Holdings Pty Ltd
(t/a McDonald's Mackay East, Northern Beaches, and Canelands Central)
www.mcdonalds.com.au
(07) 4953 5533

Taylored Automotive Mechanical
(Taylored Automotive Services)
www.facebook.com/TayloredAutomotive
(07) 4958 2290


Small Employer of the Year

GDP Metal Worx
www.facebook.com.au/gdpmetalworx
0466 547 384

Intuition The Art of Hair
www.intuitionhair.com.au
(07) 4942 2177

Last updated 6 July 2021

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