HVTC Excellence Award

Australia’s oldest Group Training Organisation Hunter Valley Training Company (HVTC) celebrated the exceptional achievements of apprentices, trainees and host businesses at a gala presentation on 15 April.
 
The HVTC Excellence Awards 2015 saw national industry representatives such as Group Training Australia Chairman Michael Bennett recognise and honour the outstanding performances of apprentices, trainees and host businesses from across the state.
 
Representatives from host businesses such as BlueScope Steel, Centennial Coal and Brookfield Multiplex attend the Awards to help celebrate HVTC’s ongoing commitment to promoting excellence in training and employment.
 
This event will highlight accomplishments across ten HVTC branches located in the Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Northern Rivers, North Coast, Mid Coast, North West, Shoalhaven and Southern Tablelands regions.
 
Winners on the night included:
 
• Apprentice of the Year
Kyle Kruger
 
• Trainee of the Year
Bonnie Mae Hammerschmidt
 
• Indigenous Apprentice/Trainee of the Year
Nathan Anderson
 
• School Based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year
Harry Mitchell
 
• RTO Student of the Year
Flynn Balcombe
 
• RTO Rising Star Award
Andrew Gough
 
• RTO Encouragement Award
Jake Roxby
 
• Overall Host Employer of the Year
BlueScope
 
• Host Innovation Award
Brookfield Multiplex
 
• Host Safety Award
Illawarra Industrial Instrumentation
 
• Large Host Employer of the Year (>40 employees)
New England Trading