2018 Apprentice Awards Winners | NECA

2018 Apprentice Awards Winners

The 2018 Apprentice Awards were announced at the annual NECA Industry Gala Dinner which was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday the 31 August 2018. In front of some 450 guests, 3 winners, 3 second placegetters and 3 third placegetters 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 placegetters and finalists the best of luck in

their chosen career.

Special thanks to Bianco Construction and Industrial Supplies for sponsoring the 2018 Apprentice Awards. 

The 2018 NECA SA/NT Apprentice Award winners are:


Communications Category:

WINNER: Luke Hentschke

from employer PEER and host employer APEX Communication Technologies



from employer PEER and host employer APEX Communication Technologies


THIRD PLACE: Brendan Fagan

from employer PEER and host employer Integrated Cabling Solutions



Electrical - Commercial / Domestic

WINNER: Lachlan Buchanan

from employer Tapp Electrical


SECOND PLACE: Jacob Pooley

from employer PEER and host employer Dental Concepts



from employer ATEC Group Training and host employer D-STAL Electrical


Electrical - Industrial

WINNER: Liam May

from employer Electric NT


SECOND PLACE: Alister McNeil

from employer PEER and host employer Torrens Valley Electrical


THIRD PLACE: Jarrod Morton

from employer PEER and host employer BW Thompson Electrical


To find out more or to enquire about nominating in the 2019 Apprentice Awards, please contact the NECA SA/NT office on (08) 8272 2966 or email Leah Boyce, Marketing and Member Services at leah.boyce@necasa.asn.au.