Congratulations! Adrian Newton - for winning the 'Best in Skills Centre' Award. Adrain took part in in an industry-skills program at Oakey State High School and strived for excellence in his work. Adrain is currently completing an Certificate III in Engineering Mechnical Trade (Maintenance - Diesel Fitting) through Golden West and is enjoying his placement at B&B Machinery Toowoomba.
Congratulations to Tyson Sheppard-Crabb who won the TAFE Queensland Skills Tech - Achievement in Bricklaying Award. Tyson started as an apprentice with Golden West Apprenticeships in July and is already showing great excellence in the industry. Well done Tyson!
William Dalgliesh was a shortlisted finalist for the Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year Award for 2016. He completed his "Certificate III in Agriculture" traineeship in October 2015.
Tim Neels was nominated for BOTH the Queensland Training Awards Apprentice of the Year AND the Master Builders QLD Apprentice of the Year for 2016. He is currently studying his "Certificate III in Carpentry" and expects to complete it in October 2016.
- July 2014
Mathew has completed his apprenticeship and is now a qualified cabinet maker. He is giving back to his community and his host employer by staying on with Wippells Kitchens in St George and helping to train new Indigenous School-based Apprentice Keenan Cordrey. Read his story here.
Kassandra Kennedy - ENGINEERING MECHANICAL TRADE DIESEL FITTING APPRENTICESHIP COMPLETED QUALIFICATION 2014
Kassandra is doing an Engineering Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship in Diesel Fitting with Pumps N Solar in Roma. She has been selected as a Finalist at the 2014 Queensland Training Awards. Read her success story here.
Guy Cave - APPRENTICE ELECTRICIAN (Santos GLNG)
COMPLETED QUALIFICATION 2014.
Guy Cave was named Santos Apprentice of the Year for 2013. Guy is doing an Electrician/Instrumentation apprenticeship with Santos GLNG at Roma and Fairview. Read his achievements here.
- APPRENTICE PLUMBER (Toowoomba Regional Council)
Thomas was awarded the prestigious Ron Douglas Award for the most promising first year apprenticeship in recognition of his amazing achievements in first year. Read about Thomashere
Jeffrey Weber - ENGINEERING FABRICATION - BOILERMAKER/WELDING APPRENTICESHIP (Hampstead Engineering)
COMPLETED QUALIFICATION 2014
Regional World Skills Australia competition winner pitted himself against the best in the region and came out on top. Highly skilled, highly notivated, Jeffrey is a Golden West Apprentices High Achiever.
Read more about Jeffrey here.
Megan Pavey - Dalby Chamber of Commerce and Industry Employee of the Year 2013 (GoldenWest Apprenticeships)
The Rotary Employee of the Year was awarded to Megan Pavey. Megan is has been employed with Golden West Apprenticeships for more than 5 years and is an integral part of the Dalby Office.
- October 2013
Joseph Borg is a school-based apprentice from Dalby State HIgh School studying a Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication and won an Origin Community Skills Scholarship award.