Success stories

Winners from the South Australian Training Awards categories become finalists at the Australian Training Awards. In 2016, some of the finalists also included South Australian applicants who applied in the direct entry categories.

Real stories, real winners

2016 winners

Leuwin Andrew, 2016 SA Training Awards Finalist  

Leuwin Andrew (Australian School-based Apprentice of the Year)

Leuwin believes the award will help him to further his career not only in Australia but also on the world stage.

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Josiah Clayton, 2016 SA Training Awards Finalist  

Josiah Clayton (Australian Apprentice (Trainee) of the Year Award)

Josiah continues to achieve his ambitions by setting goals, working hard and persevering. He hopes, one day, to start a business that helps troubled teenage boys growing up without fathers.

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School Pathways to VET Award

The Northern Adelaide State Secondary Schools’ Alliance (NASSSA) key focus is on identifying and supporting educational innovation so that students in Alliance schools successfully transition from school to employment, training and further education.

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2015 winners

Leuwin Andrew, 2016 SA Training Awards Finalist  

Madeline Ziegler (Vocational Student of the Year Award)

Madeline has won numerous awards for her vocational studies including the KMC Community Service Training VET Student of the Year, Waikerie High School VET Student of the Year and Rotary Riverland and Mallee VET Student of the Year.

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