ATOA Best Victorian Apprentice Award

The Australian Technical Officers Association has bestowed AEN with funding to establish an award to recognise the Best Victorian GTO Apprentice on a Biennial timeframe. AEN members are encouraged to complete the below nomination form that will be judged by the AEN nominations committee (and guest judges at the discretion of AEN). Award finalists will be invited (as guests) to attend the annual AEN dinner in November where the winner will be announced.

Past Recipients

Name Awarded For… Year
Harry Bennett
The Apprenticeship Factory
Harry Bennett is a 4th Year Engineering (Mechanical) Apprentice who has been hosted out to Rubicon Systems Australia in Shepparton.  He started his apprenticeship in February 2012 and is expected to complete in February 2016.  Harry has proven to be an outstanding apprentice throughout his employment with The Apprenticeship Factory. Read More 2015
Mitchell Dowling
Link Employment and Training
Mitchell is currently employed by Link Employment and Training as an apprentice and is hosted with Laser 3D in Dandenong. Mitch made the decision to leave his well paying job as a manager at Coles to pursue an apprenticeship. Read More 2014

Application Process

Applications Open 1st Week of September – Monday 5 September 2016
Applications Close 1st Week of October – Friday 14 October 2016
Judging Decision October (Judged by the AEN board members)
Award Presented End of Year – Thursday 17 November 2016 (AEN AGM & Annual Awards Dinner)

Click here for the Nomination Form

Eligibility and Conditions

Candidates for the award:

  • must be an Apprentice employed by a Victorian organisation