WA Training Awards 2017 individual finalists announced

Date: 26 July 2017

Finalists represent Western Australia's best apprentices, trainees, students and trainers
Awards program nurtures talent ensuring a strong industry
Winners will represent WA in the Australian Training Awards later this year


Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery today announced the 30 individual category finalists for the 2017 WA Training Awards.

 

The State's premier industry awards program recognises individual talent in the training sector.

 

WA Trainer of the Year 2017 finalist Jane Goodfellow's passion for training, inspired her to overcome complete and sudden hearing loss six years ago so she could continue to lecture in education support and early childhood.

 

Jane's extensive contributions to the industry includes developing an Associate Degree in Education and Auslan professional development courses to meet student and community needs.

 

Winners will be announced at a presentation dinner at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday, September 15, 2017. 

 

The WA Training Awards are presented by the Department of Training and Workforce Development and the State Training Board. For more information, visit http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/trainingawards

 

Comments attributed to Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery:

 

"Some of our most promising apprentices, trainees, students and trainers, from across the State are finalists in this year's awards. This awards program opens doors and gives finalists opportunities to take their skills even further.

 

"The training sector is key to our economic future and plays a vital role in the State Government's Plan for Jobs.

 

"Our goal is to build a strong training sector to boost the economy and the WA Training Awards support this."

 

Minister's office - 6552 5700

 

This year's individual finalists are:

 

WA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year 2017 sponsored by The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation

Shayna Daniels

Kim Dick

Kirsten Holiner

Wynston Shovellor-Sesar

 

WA Apprentice of the Year 2017

Lauren Bruce-Smith

Nicholas Johnston

Tristan Palmer

Jamie Stewart

 

WA Cultural Diversity Training Award 2017

Rachel Orr

Esfandiar Shahmir

Lalida Udomsak

 

WA International Student of the Year 2017 sponsored by the Department of Education

Jia-Shian Chen

Kumbirai Gono

Rui Scheidt Feix

Charlotte Strike

 

WA School-based Apprentice of the Year 2017 sponsored by NECA WA

Harmony Broughton

Lauren Brunalli

Benjamin Rowe

Harrison Salter-Browne

 

WA Trainee of the Year 2017

Alex Baldock

Claire McLeary

Kristina Mutlow

 

WA Trainer of the Year 2017 sponsored by Training Accreditation Council

Jane Goodfellow

Ekta Tandon

Robert Taylor

Indumathi V

 

WA Vocational Student of the Year 2017 sponsored by Crown Perth

Maria Baker

Chloe Blight

Nardine Burgess

Kyle Morgan

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