Australian Training Awards

RAC apprentice takes top honours in Queensland


Refrigeration and air conditioning tradesperson Lauren Campbell has taken out the leading state award for Apprentice of the Calendar year at the 2021 Queensland Instruction Awards, which this 12 months celebrates 60 years of excellence in schooling.

Campbell, from Manly West in Brisbane, was named as the winner of the Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Calendar year at a virtual awards ceremony. She was congratulated by Minister for Schooling and Expertise Growth Di Farmer.

“Lauren’s fascination in refrigeration began in 12 months 12 when she secured perform practical experience with A. G. Coombs in Queensland and went on to grow to be their 1st female apprentice,” suggests Farmer.

“As a completely qualified tradesperson with the corporation, Lauren is recognised as a upcoming industry leader, who has previously promoted professions in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to other youthful girls.

“Lauren is a deserving recipient of the 2021 Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Calendar year award.

“I congratulate all winners, finalists and nominees from all-around the condition for their really hard do the job, and for supporting to fortify Queensland’s VET sector which will be important to a post-COVID-19 recovery.”

Each individual year, the Queensland Training Awards glow the highlight on the state’s major-acquiring apprentices, trainees, pupils, businesses, academics and schooling companies across 14 award groups.

As the state’s prime apprentice, Campbell is among the crew of Queensland persons and organisations that will now progress to the Australian Teaching Awards in November.

Those people intrigued in nominating on their own, their organisation, or an individual else in the Queensland Schooling Awards, can express desire on the internet anytime exterior of the nomination period, which is generally at the start out of every yr.

For extra information and facts about coming into the awards, and to see a total checklist of this year’s winners and finalists, check out www.qta.qld.gov.au

To understand much more about absolutely free and subsidised coaching for qualifications and abilities in demand for suitable Queenslanders, including refrigeration and air conditioning, visit www.qld.gov.au/skillspower



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