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NECA SA/NT 2020 Apprentice Awards Nominations

Recognise and Reward Your Apprentice!

In recognition of the commitment and passion demonstrated by South Australia and Northern Territory's apprentices, NECA SA/NT are proud to present the 2020 Apprentice Awards. Nominating your apprentice is easy and a great way to show your employee (apprentice) just how much they mean to you and your business.

A symbol of Excellence, the Awards recognise aspiring apprentices for their commitment to the trade, achievements in training, knowledge and future vision for the industry.

The winners of the 2020 Apprentice Awards will represent the best of the best, setting the benchmark for future generations of apprentices.

State winners will be announced at an exclusive Apprentice Awards dinner, held in the beautiful Panorama Ballroom at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 9 October 2020.

Winners from each state will then have the opportunity to enter into the National Apprentice Awards, where they must go through two rounds of judging, including submission of a project and an interview. National winners will be announced in early December 2020. 



Awards are presented in the following categories:

Electrical Apprentice: Industrial Sector
Electrical Apprentices who perform the majority (>80%) of their work in the industrial sector are eligible to apply. By definition Industrial work covers the field of machine wiring, control systems, variable speed drives, switchboards, programmable logic controls (limited exposure) and motor control systems.


Electrical Apprentice: Commercial/Domestic Sector
Electrical Apprentices who perform the majority (>80%) of their work in the domestic or commercial sector are eligible to apply. By definition commercial/domestic work covers the field of construction type electrical light and power wiring, factory general light and power wiring, commercial light and power and domestic light and power.


Communications Apprentice: Any Sector
Communications Apprentices who perform work in any sector are eligible to apply for this award. By definition this covers communication, networking, fibre optics, data cabling systems, voice and data, wireless communication and home automation.


How to Nominate

Nominations can now be completed online! Nominate your apprentice now!

Nominations/applications are due Monday 10 August 2020.


Further Information

Apprentice Awards Criteria

For further information or assistance please contact Leah Boyce, Business Relationship Manager at NECA SA/NT on (08) 8272 2966 or email