Inspiration Award: Overcoming Adversity

This award category recognises those apprentices and trainees in Victoria who have faced and overcome significant challenges in their lives that would have otherwise prevented them from undertaking or completing their apprenticeship or traineeship.

2019 Overcoming Adversity Award FInalists

Past Recipients

2019 – Sian Prangnell – AGA Apprenticeships Plus

(To be updated) Sian works on the Metro Tunnel Project currently doing a Certificate IV in Business with CYP D&C currently working across 2 business units in Marketing and MetroHub (training arm). She has completed her Cert III with the project earlier in the year. She chose to commence with the project doing her Certificate III in Business because she was at a point in her life where she needed some purpose and structure as she was struggling with mental health issues at that period of time. Sian saw this as an opportunity to break the cycle that she had found herself in. Read more.