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CQ TAFE-trained apprentices win big at recent Capricornia Training Company Awards

Monday, 23 November 2009 11:35AM - All Campuses

News in brief:

Central Queensland Institute of TAFE has reinforced its position as the region's leading training provider with 27 of its CQ TAFE-trained apprentices winning the majority of categories at the 2009 Capricornia Training Company Awards.

News in detail:

CQ TAFE Director of Studies Dr Simon Watkins presents Daniel Thomasson with the Automotive Industry Award at a ceremony in Rockhampton.

CQ TAFE Director of Studies Dr Simon Watkins presents Daniel Thomasson with the Automotive Industry Award at a ceremony in Rockhampton.

Mark Wagner accepts the Apprentice of the Year Award from Jenni Bowerman at the ceremony in Emerald.

Mark Wagner accepts the Apprentice of the Year Award from Jenni Bowerman at the ceremony in Emerald.

CQ TAFE Director of Studies Dr Simon Watkins said the Institute excelled at the awards presented in Emerald and Rockhampton.
"We are thrilled to see that the lion's share of the apprentices who won awards were trained by CQ TAFE," Dr Watkins said.

"CQ TAFE was very pleased to be a sponsor the CTC Awards and we hope to continue our involvement into the future.

"One of the outstanding achievements was by hospitality student Ethan Malone who picked up three awards at the recent Rockhampton ceremony," Dr Watkins said.

Winners of the Rockhampton awards who were CQ TAFE-trained:

Winners of the Emerald awards who were CQ TAFE-trained:

The Trainee of the Year Award was awarded to the CTC-trained Sharna McArdle.

The CEO of Capricornia Training Company Mr Rod Jones thanked CQ TAFE for their support for the awards and for the continuing training effort throughout the region.

Capricornia Training Company, recognised as a leading employer of apprentices throughout Central Queensland, employs apprentices and hires them out to various businesses.

The apprentices are trained by Registered Training Organisations, including Central Queensland Institute of TAFE.

Submitted By:Greg Chapman

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