Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery has congratulated Western Australian training award finalists for their recognition at the Australian Training Awards, held in Brisbane on 21 November 2019. WA award recipients include Large Employer of the Year Award, runner-up for Trainer of the Year Award, and Lifetime Achievement Award.
Winner of the Large Employer of the Year Award, Barminco was recognised for its excellent training programs, dedication to staff and successful partnerships with registered training organisations.
Runner-up for the Trainer of the Year Award, Matthew King, has provided inspirational learning experiences and was responsible for establishing the only school-based pre-apprentice electrical course in WA.
Wayne Collyer, former Managing Director at South Metropolitan TAFE and Central Regional TAFE, received the honourable Lifetime Achievement Award.