2022 Apprentice of the Year

Hugo Kregar

Employed by Maxima Group Training hosted by Michael Kregar Building
RTO – ATEC Adelaide
Certificate III in Carpentry

Hugo enjoys the hands-on nature of carpentry and values the teamwork and collaboration within this chosen trade. Hugo’s commitment to achieving a broad skill set includes several additional qualifications, and he plans to pursue a career as a Construction Manager on large scale projects in the future. Hugo is a strong advocate for mental health initiatives within the construction industry.

Runner up:
Jarah Jackson
Employed by Prestige Kitchens & Cabinets
Certificate III in Cabinetmaking

After completing work experience, Jarah was employed as an apprentice cabinetmaker. Now a fourth-year apprentice, Jarah values the opportunity to build a strong skill set and the experience gained through working with other tradesmen.  He enjoys mastering new skills and providing great outcomes for customers. Jarah intends to secure his career in the building industry by completing a leadership and management course in the future.