2018 CITC Graduating Apprentice & industry encouragement awards

Over 360 people attended the 16th Outstanding Graduating Apprentice Awards on Friday 31 August. Jesse Reid was announced the winner of the ACT Regional Building and Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) Outstanding Graduating Apprentice at its major industry event at the Southern Cross Club Ballroom on Friday the 31st August. 

Jesse is the first Plant Operator to win this prestigious award. Jesse is employed by DEEC Civil and Earthworks, and his knowledge and commitment to not only his work as a Plant Operator but also to Work Health and Safety was outstanding. The Civil Sector of the construction Industry was also recognised today by having 2 other Apprentices /Trainees winning their categories, Charlie Butt for Road Maintenance and Ryan Plunkett for Pipe Laying.

 Due to the high-quality standard of Apprentices the Judging Panel awarded a Runner Up this year, another first for this event. Adam O’Grady, Systems Electrician was recognised with this Award. 30 Outstanding Apprentices were recognised across 22 Trades and 8 First Year Apprentices were awarded Encouragement Awards, these Encouragement Awards were in recognition of our talented women across 6 construction Trades.

Overall winner Jesse Reid with Mick Gentleman MLA and Bill Cleary OAM
ACT’s 2018 Outstanding Graduating Apprentices and Industry Encouragement Award winners

OUTSTANDING APPRENTICES

CITC Outstanding Apprentice

Jesse Reid                            

CITC Outstanding Runner Up Apprentice

Adam O’Grady

Meritorious (Cabinet Making) 

Anwar Ibrahimi

Meritorious (Woman in a Non-Traditional Trade) 

Brittnet Foley

Painting & Decorating

Scott Nolan

Bricklaying

Michael Warner

Plumbing

Thomas Ratcliffe

Civil Construction – Diesel Mechanic

Chris Wroe

Civil Construction – Pipe Laying

Ryan Plunkett

Civil Construction – Road Maintenance

Charlie Butt

Civil Construction – Plant Operations

Jesse Reid             

Cabinet Making

Rangsit Sonthrak

Cabinet Making – Fine Furniture

Douglas Keith

Electrical

Adam O’Grady

Indigenous

Martin Scott

Landscaping

Ross Waddington

Wall & Floor Tiling

Sebastian Willows

Carpentry

Dale Turner

Metals Engineering/Light Manufacturing

Ben Williams

Metals Engineering/Heavy Manufacturing

William Bremer

Glass and Glazing

Matthew Hancock

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Isaac Bishop

Joinery

 Timothy Bishell

Solid Plastering

Aiden Guy

Wall & Ceiling Lining

Ben Carmody

Woman in a Non-Traditional Trade

Heather Mackie

 

OUTSTANDING APPRENTICES CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Bricklaying

Jed Grundy

Electrical

Kerryn Thomas

Carpentry

Conor Phelan

Carpentry

Trent McCarthy

Carpentry

Daniel McCann

Carpentry

James Hubbard


ENCOURAGEMENT AWARDS

Plumbing

Bianca Lavender

Carpentry

Bella Rogers

Carpentry

Alison Knight

Painting & Decorating

Amylia Martin

Painting & Decorating

Caitlyn Langdale

Cabinet Making

Hayley Clarke

Cabinet Making

Sonia McDonald

Electrical

Morgan Sutton

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