Excellence Awards

24 Feb 2020

These awards provide our members with the only Australia-wide opportunity to showcase their best projects to their peers, industry, government and their local community. These awards are the ultimate recognition of being leaders in their field.  Winners will have shown technical innovation, adherence to safety, delivery on on-time and on-budget, and met many other challenging criteria. 

Click here for the NECA Excellence and Apprentice Awards 2020 Brochure

Click here for the NECA Excellence Awards 2020 Entrant Guidelines/Criteria

 

Submitting nominations

To submit your nomination, please visit the relevant NECA State chapter website.

Project Categories

Cat 1

Emerging New Small Business

A small business employing up to 9 technical employees demonstrating a wide range of skills and excellence in electrical installation and or service, a Recognition Award for first time entrants during their first five years of NECA membership.

Cat 2

Work Health & Safety Best Practice

A recognition of ‘Best Practice’ Award for companies who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to achieving best-practice in Health and Safety management within the business and or for major innovative new hazard reductions, safety improvements or safety solutions.

Cat 3

Lighting Design & Installation

A commercial, industrial, residential, hospitality, retail, entertainment or sports project of any value where the applicant’s influence on lighting achieves a higher or improved of creative and aesthetic design and technical excellence (evident of designer credentials to be included in submission)

Cat 4

 

Domestic Residence Small

A single residence project in the domestic sector where the applicant’s contract value is less than $100,000.

Cat 5

Domestic Residence Large

A single  residence project in the domestic sector (as described in AS/NZS 3000, clause 1.4.53) where the applicant’s contract value is greater than $100,000.

Cat 6

Industrial Small

An industrial project which may also include, but is not limited to, undertakings of a civil, mining, high voltage, manufacturing or process nature where the applicant’s contract value is less than $1 million.

Cat 7

Industrial Medium

An industrial project which may include, but is not limited to, undertakings of a civil, mining, high voltage, manufacturing or process nature where the applicant’s contract value is greater than $1 million and less than $5 million.

Cat 8

Industrial Large

An industrial project which may include, but is not limited to, undertakings of a civil, mining, high voltage, manufacturing or process nature where the applicant’s contract value is greater than $5 million.

Cat 9

Energy Efficiency

A project where the applicant’s direct and proactive influence on design, product selection, lighting, processes or technologies  has created a substantially improved and more sustainable energy efficient installation.

Cat 10

Voice/Data Communications & Audio Visual

A voice/data, communications & audio-visual project of any contract value where the applicant’s influence on the project achieves a higher or improved level of performance, a better performance and technical excellence (evidence of designer credentials to be included in submissions)

Cat 11

Commercial Small

A commercial project where the applicant’s contract value is less than $2 million, which may include multiple domestic and residential electrical installations as described in AS/NZS 3000 clauses 1.4.54 and 1.4.55.

Cat 12

Commercial Medium

A commercial project where the applicant’s contract value is greater than $2million and less than $6 million which may also include multiple domestic and residential electrical installations as described in AS/NZS 3000 clauses 1.4.54 and 1.4.55.

Cat 13

Commercial Large

A commercial project where the applicant’s contract value is greater than $6 million which may also include multiple domestic and residential electrical installations as described in AS/NZS 3000 clauses 1.4.54 and 1.4.55

 

Conditions of entry

  • Entrants must be current NECA contractor members.

  • The nominated projects must be completed (for projects to handover stage) after 1 July 2019.

  • Entrants must adhere to the criteria of the category in which they enter.

  • Entrants can enter no more than two projects per category.

  • Projects may be entered into more than one category.

  • The applicant must obtain assurance of the client’s permission and cooperation in regard to access for judging and the use of photographs in their nomination.

  • By entering a project, you give NECA permission to use project details and photographs on the NECA website, promotional material and media.

  • You must identify in your submission of anyone in your company on a NECA Board.

Judging

Entries will be assessed based on the information submitted in the application. It is important that applicants follow the judging criteria when preparing their nomination. The judges may undertake an inspection of your project. The judging panels have expert knowledge and experience in all sectors of the industry. The judging panels compromise of representatives from key sectors of the industry including:

  • Clients

  • Industry

  • Government

  • Specifiers

The judges and NECA reserve the right to transfer entries into the category they deem more appropriate, withhold an award in a category if it is deemed the nominations do not meet the standard required or reject incomplete applications.  Neither the judges nor NECA will enter into any correspondence regarding the judging process.

Contacts
NATIONAL - Wendy Ramjee
E: wendy.ramjee@neca.asn.au
T: (02) 9439 8523
ACT -
E: act@neca.asn.au
T: (02) 6280 5580
NSW - Fiona Farmer
E: fiona.farmer@neca.asn.au
T: 1300 361 099
QLD - Kelly Everett
E: kelly.everett@neca.asn.au
T: (07) 3276 7950
SA - Leah Boyce
E: leah.boyce@necasa.asn.au
T: (08) 8272 2966
TAS - NECA Tasmania
E: necaevents@neca.asn.au
T: 1300 361 099
VIC - Akeera Dharmapala
E: akeera.dharmapala@neca.asn.au
T: (03) 9645 5533
WA -  Claire Gerber
E: claire.gerber@necawa.asn.au
T: (08) 6241 6100