2022 School Based Trainee of the Year

Charlotte Zimmermann

Loxton High School
Employed by Riverland Veterinary Practice
Certificate III in Companion Animal Service

As a School Based Trainee, Charlotte completed a Certificate III in Companion Animal Services in 2022. Her employer, Riverland Veterinary Practice was so impressed with her performance that she was offered a Traineeship in Certificate IV – Veterinary Nursing in 2023. Her enthusiasm, great work ethic and passion for animals and their welfare makes her a worthy finalist.

Runner Up
Ellie Ambaras        

Berri Regional Secondary College
Employed by Cobdogla Primary School
RTO – MADEC Australia
Certificate III in Education Support

Ellie’s mature, cooperative, reliable, and supportive attitude assisted her in gaining a School Based Traineeship in Certificate III in Education Support at Cobdogla Primary School in 2022. Critical and creative thinking, communication and fostering strong relationships with children and staff were skills she further developed. Her career path to be a teacher is clearly set.