TAFE NSW Bega student Thomas Burn, from Lochiel, has been awarded the School-Based Apprentice of the Year award at the prestigious Training Services NSW Awards 2018 Illawarra and South East.
TAFE NSW students claimed four of the six major awards on offer, including School-Based Apprentice/Trainee of the year, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander of the Year, Trainee of the Year and Apprentice of the Year.
The Illawarra and South Coast Training Awards is one of 10 Training Services NSW Awards events held annually to celebrate the achievements in excellence of apprentices, trainees and students across the state.
The NSW Training Awards are conducted annually by Training Services NSW to recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training sector. The Awards honour and reward the achievements of students, trainers/teachers and training organisations.
The winners of the regional events qualify for the selection process in the coveted NSW Training Awards finals, to be held in September.
Above: Event sponsor Cathy James from UOW College Australia, with TAFE NSW Bega student Tomas Burn and representing sponsor AusIMM is Kevon Marsden, pictured at the Training Services NSW Awards 2018 Illawarra and South East.