Congratulations and good luck to the finalists of the Darling Downs South West region.

Finalists will compete for the top spot in their region at the regional final held on 14 July 2023.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Gabrielle Clift, Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Joshua McKay, Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician / Certificate III in Instrumentation and Control

Jesse Stevens, Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade

Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Sharlette Calvert, Certificate III in Business

Chloe Chudleigh, Certificate IV in Business

Addisen Hawks, Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

Vocational Student of the Year

Molly Choyce, Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention

Poppy Metzroth, Certificate III in Individual Support

Rachael Laurie, Diploma of Business

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Aiden Le Rossignol, Certificate III in Work Health and Safety

Charmaine Georgetown, Certificate II in Workplace Skills

Peter Heinemann, Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Peter Heinemann, Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Lucy Hutchison, Certificate III in Business

Claire Keleher, Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Equity Student of the Year

Sabastian Fisher, Certificate I in Workplace Skills

Max Murray, Certificate II in Business

Celeste Purcell, Certificate III in Business

VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Sheryl Dooley, TAFE Queensland

Craig Jones, UQ Skills

Steve Peucker, CHM Alliance

Community Training Initiative of the Year

BASE Services – BASE Services Traineeship

Chinchilla Community Centre – Skilling Queenslanders for Work—Knowing Nutrition

Downs Industry Schools Co-operation (DISCO) – School Leaver Program

Large Employer of the Year

Global Engineering & Construction

NHFoods Australia – Oakey Beef Exports

Western Downs Regional Council

Medium Employer of the Year

BLASK Engineering

JRS Skills Academy

South Burnett CTC

Small Employer of the Year

Conquer Fitness

Little Pig Consulting

ParisiAnn Patisserie

Last updated 17 May 2023

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