SA/NT Apprentice Awards Nominations

Recognise and Reward Your Apprentice!

In recognition of the commitment and passion demonstrated by South Australia’s apprentices, NECA SA/NT are proud to present the 2019 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 2019 Apprentice Awards will represent the best of the best, setting the benchmark for future generations of apprentices.

State winners will be announced at the NECA Industry Gala Dinner, held in the Panorama Ballroom at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 13 September 2019.



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. The industrial sector is defined as industries using motor control, power and distribution or control and automation products. This could include commercial/semi-industrial areas, but not domestic installations.


Electrical Apprentice: Commercial/Domestic Sector
Electrical Apprentices who perform the majority (>80%) of their work in the domestic or residential sector are eligible to apply. The domestic-/residential sector includes power distribution and cabling, first and second fixings, lighting and appliances, Smart wiring and automated systems controls.


Communications Apprentice: Any Sector
Communications Apprentices who perform work in any sector are eligible to apply for this award. The communications industry is defined as industries using broadcasting, the Internet, radio communications, automation and telecommunications. This could include voice and data (CCTV, Voice Over IP, etc), telecommunications systems, Smart wiring and integrated computer systems, etc.


How to Nominate

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

Nominations/applications are due Monday 8 July 2019.


Further Information

Awards Nomination Guide

For further information or assistance please contact Leah Boyce, Marketing and Member Services at NECA SA/NT on (08) 8272 2966 or email