Local apprentices cleaned up as GOTAFE’s Seymour and Shepparton Campuses held their annual Trade Awards on Monday night at the Goulburn Valley Hotel in Shepparton.
The awards were attended by more than 220 apprentices, employers, sponsors and GOTAFE trainers, with 50 awards presented to outstanding pre-apprentices, and apprentices in their first, second, third and fourth years from the Automotive, Building and Construction, Electrical, Engineering, Hairdressing and Beauty, Hospitality, Baking and Plumbing learning areas.
Seymour had three winners with Tammy Cammileri awarded outstanding pre-apprenticeship furnishing student, Mitchell Waite (C.D. and J.M. Sherwood) the outstanding first-year carpentry apprentice, and Chelsea Kerr (Bespoke Hairdressing) the outstanding second-year hairdressing apprentice.
Kyle Winter-Irving, from the Apprenticeship Factory (Le Deux Constructions) in Nagambie, took home the building and construction apprentice achievement award, as well as being crowned the outstanding final year carpentry apprentice.
Patrick Sherwood, from Tallarook, was awarded the outstanding pre-apprenticeship electrical student.