2013 Apprentice Awards

The 2013 SA Apprentice Awards were announced at the annual NECA Industry Dinner which was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday the 23 August 2013. In front of some 400 guests, 3 winners and 3 runners-up were recognised in front of their peers and industry for their outstanding commitment to their trade, training and future aspirations.

The Apprentice Awards are fundamental in recognising and rewarding up and coming apprentices in the electrical and communications industries and NECA would like to wish all winners, runners-up and finalists the best of luck in their chosen career.


The 2013 NECA SA Apprentice Award winners are:

Kane Sturzebecher    Kenneth Gosnold   Nicholas Anderson


Communications Category:

WINNER: Kane Sturzebecher

from PEER VEET and host employer APEX Communications


RUNNER-UP: Ace Jelfs

from employer PEER VEET and host employer KLM Group


Electrical - Commercial / Domestic

WINNER: Nicholas Anderson 

from employer Luke's Electrical Solutions


RUNNER-UP: Zarin Zieschang

from employer PEER VEET and host employer Pacific Services Group


Electrical - Industrial

WINNER: Kenneth Gosnold

from employer VIP Electrical Services


RUNNER-UP: Matthew Weight

from employer PEER VEET and host employer Farquhar Group


The South Australian winners from each category will now enter the National Apprentice Awards which will be announced on Wednesday the 27 November in Sydney. NECA SA would like to wish all involved the best of luck and we will inform you of the results when they are in.

To find out more or to enquire about nominating in the 2014 Apprentice Awards please contact the NECA SA office on (08) 8272 2966 or email leah.boyce@necasa.asn.au.