2020 Apprentice of the Year

Joint Winners
Madison Lailey
Employed by Barmera Hotel Motel
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Madison is employed at the Barmera Hotel and is completing Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. He has a passion for cooking and shows talent and ability in the industry.  On completing his apprenticeship, Madison intends to continue vocational training with a business qualification  to further his career in the industry he loves.

Jakob Johinke-Milich
Employed by TWG Loxton
Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade

Jakob is an apprentice fitter and turner at TWG Loxton. He values the opportunity his training provides, and plans to continue vocational training with dual trade as a fitter and welder in the future. Jakob aspires to become a supervisor at TWG, and support new apprentices into the future.

Runner Up
Briley Gibbs
Employed by Statewide Group Training hosted by Ben’s Constructions
RTO – North East Vocational College
Certificate III in Carpentry

Briley is employed by Ben’s Constructions and enrolled in Certificate III in Carpentry. He values learning and self-growth, as well as the hands-on training his apprenticeship has provided. Briley intends to continue his training pathway with a business course once his apprenticeship has been completed.