Posts Categorized: Award Winners

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. Harry completed year 12 undertaking… Read more

This year’s SafetyFirst award for Outstanding OH&S Initiative was won by MEGT for their 2020 Safety Stategy Plan. MEGT held its first ever Safety Expo in 2014 as part of National Safety Month. The Safety Expo was a great success with visitors having access to over 15 exhibits including a fire demonstration in the car… Read more

Brotherhood of St. Lawrence – for their “Community Safety and Information Service” program Over the past 4 years this program has employed over 88 trainees on behalf of the department of housing. These trainees are selected from various public housing sites around Melbourne. With many participants, this has been their first employment opportunity. Trainees are… Read more

APlus – for their “women in trades” program This program aims to: Increase the commencement numbers of women in traditional trades through SBATs + Apprenticeships within the Northern Metro Region to between 15-40 females Create awareness and promotion of opportunities for women in traditional trades i.e. (Building & Construction, Engineering, Automotive and Horticulture) Educate women,… Read more

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. His manager has stated that Mitch has built an excellent rapport with other workers on the… Read more

Paul Scofield is the Risk Manager at APlus Apprentice + Training Services and has worked in Group Training for over 21 years. He is recognised within APlus and throughout the Group Training network for his expertise, commitment and passion for health and safety. Dr Paul, as he is affectionately known, has made a contribution that… Read more

Stephen joined G-Force 2 years ago bringing considerable knowledge and experience to his role that has enabled him to create a positive and sustaining safety culture that has seen G-Force move beyond compliance through changed attitudes and behaviours. This has resulted in a decrease in the Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate each year to the… Read more

WorkCo – lifelong learning model WORKCO is a not for profit organisation and was established in 1986 as a Group Training Organisation, in Horsham. Over the past 25 years, the organisation has grown to include a Recruitment & Labour Hire service, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a Youth Careers Centre. It also joined a… Read more

Greenhouse Project Community-driven housing schemes are not new – but getting the model right so that it is able to be used in a variety of regions across Australia to employ apprentices and trainees, requires partnerships with synergistic organisations. MEGT partnered with Stocklands and Porter Davis Homes to pilot a model that would generate employment… Read more

Mike has an extensive history in promoting innovation and excellence in OHS both within his organisation and more broadly across the group training network. Mike has, and continues to provided authoritive advice and assistance on all occupation health and safety matters in particular as they pertain to the activities of our Group Training Operations, this… Read more