Congratulations and good luck to the finalists of the Metropolitan region. Finalists will compete for top spot in their region at the regional final held on 19 July.

The Metropolitan region thanks their sponsors.

Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Electrogroup Apprenticeships and Training

Gesine Magdalena Berger
Qualification: Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: Energy Queensland Limited

Kritesh Chand
Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Group training organisation: MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees
Host employer: O'Brien Boiler Services

Lachlan Thoms
Qualification: Certificate IV in Aeroskills (Mechanical)
Training provider: Aviation Australia
Employer: Qantas Airways Limited


Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year

Proudly sponsored by BUSY At Work

Aman Meles
Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services
Training provider: Designer Life
Group training organisation: WPC Group Limited 
Host employer: Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Nathan Shay
Qualification: Certificate III in Travel
Training provider: Institute of Training and Further Education
Employer: Flight Centre Limited

Isabelle Vint
Qualification: Certificate III in Business Administration
Training provider: Oceania College of Technology
Employer: WPC Group Limited


Vocational Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Challenge Employment & Training

Cassandra Broadfoot
Qualification: Certificate II in Surface Extraction Operations
Training provider: SDS Training
Employer: New Hope Group

Sarah-Jade Maidment
Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services
Training provider: TAFE Queensland

Kristy McDermott
Qualification: Diploma of Landscape Design / Diploma of Horticulture
Training provider: TAFE Queensland


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Statim Yaga - An initiative of Hutchinson Builders

Shaunah Downton
Qualification: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Training provider: Stanborough Wemyss Contracting Pty Ltd
Group training organisation: Australian Training Company Limited
Host employer: Metro North Hospital and Health Service
School: Southern Cross Catholic College

Floyd Hill
Qualification: Certificate III in Business
Training provider: Max Solutions
Employer: Max Employment
School: Sunnybank State High School

Luke Harmer
Qualification: Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Employer: Spotless Services Australia Limited


School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year

Proudly sponsored by McDonald's Australia

Libby Burgess
Qualification: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Training provider: TAFE Queensland
Group training organisation: Australian Training Company Limited
Host employer: St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital
School: St Mary's College Ipswich

Jonah Moten
Qualification: Certificate III in Carpentry
Training provider: Blue Dog Training Pty Ltd
Employer: Anthony Speedy Constructions Pty Ltd
School: Marist College Ashgrove

Mitchell Olley
Qualification: Certificate II in Sports Turf Management
Training provider: Horticultural Training Pty Ltd
Group training organisation: Australian Training Company Limited
Host employer: Warehouse Cricket Association (Qld) Inc 
School: St Patrick's College, Shorncliffe


Equity VET Student of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Jobs Queensland

Selena Burrows
Qualification: Certificate III in Business Administration
Training provider: Designer Life
Employer: MEGT (Australia) Limited

Aman Meles
Qualification: Certificate III in Community Services
Training provider: Designer Life
Group training organisation: WPC Group Limited 
Host employer: Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women

Natasha Parker
Qualification: Certificate III in Business Administration
Training provider: Designer Life
Employer: OSMAC Apprenticeships


VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)

Jane Franchina
Employer: Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

Stephen McCann
Employer: Aviation Australia

Glen McMurtrie
Employer: TAFE Queensland


Community Training Initiative of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Designer Life

All About Living Inc
Program: Carers Consortium
www.allaboutliving.com.au
(07) 3269 1915

ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service Inc
Program: ICYS Increasing Options Program
www.icys.org.au
(07) 3812 1050

Marist180
Program: Marist180 Work Skills Traineeships
www.marist180.org.au
(02) 9672 9200


Large Employer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by MEGT (Australia) Ltd

Hastings Deering (Australia) Limited
www.hastingsdeering.com.au
(07) 3717 2202

Qantas Airways Limited
www.qantas.com/au/en.html
13 13 13

RetireAustralia
www.retireaustralia.com.au
1300 931 501


Medium Employer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by All Trades Queensland

Brisbane Airport Hotels Group
www.bneahg.com.au
(07) 3139 8100

Cummins South Pacific Pty Ltd
www.cummins.com.au
(07) 3710 4700

Watkins Steel Pty Ltd
www.watkinssteel.com.au
(07) 3414 7400


Small Employer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by OSMAC Apprenticeships

Elysium Hair Brisbane
www.elysiumhairbrisbane.com.au
(07) 3229 0816

Greenworx
www.greenworx.com.au
1300 476 979

Kennedy's Timbers
www.kennedystimbers.com.au
(07) 3293 0528

Last updated 7 June 2019

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