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Excellence and Apprentice Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2021 NECA Excellence & Apprentice Awards!  

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA WA) is committed to encouraging and rewarding the excellence and professionalism demonstrated by its members and electrical apprentices.

The NECA Excellence & Apprentice Awards promote innovation and outstanding achievement, as well as providing the recognition and promotion within our industry that NECA members, EGT hosts and their apprentices deserve. NECA WA strongly encourages its members to submit their project and apprentice nominations for these awards. We even offer the services of a professional submissions writer, who can assist you to prepare your entry - free of charge!

The award winners will be announced at the 2020-21 NECA Excellence & Apprentice Awards dinner on Friday, 25 June 2021 at The Westin Perth. 


1 Emerging New Small Business
2 Work Health & Safety Best Practice
3 Lighting Design & Installation 
4 Domestic Residence Small 
5 Domestic Residence Large
6 Industrial Small 
7 Industrial Medium 
8 Industrial Large 
9 Energy Efficiency & Environment
10 Voice/Data Communications & Audio Visual 
11 Commercial Small  
12 Commercial Medium
13 Commercial Large



  • Click here to download the Nomination Guide 
  • Click here to download the Judging Criteria
  • Click here to access the online awards submission portal

Closing date for submissions:
Excellence Awards – Friday, 30 April 2021


Apprentice Awards

This prestigious awards evening celebrates and rewards apprentices’ outstanding achievements and efforts in the electrical and communications industry. NECA WA encourages all apprentices who have excelled in their training to apply.
Nomination categories are open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentices who are employed by either a NECA WA member or an EGT host employer.

All award finalists and their employers will be invited to attend the 2020-21 NECA Excellence and Apprentice Awards, which will be held at The Westin on Friday, 25 June 2021.


1st Year Apprentice of the Year 
2nd Year Apprentice of the Year 
3rd Year Apprentice of the Year
4th Year Commercial/Domestic Apprentice of the Year 
4th Year Communications Apprentice of the Year 
4th Year Industrial Apprentice of the Year 



  • Click here to download the Nomination Guide
  • Click here to download the Judging Criteria for the 4th Year Categories
  • Click here to access the submissions portal 


Closing date for submissions:
Apprentice Awards – Wednesday, 31 March 2021


If you require further clarification or assistance with the preparation of your Excellence Awards submission, or help with your Apprentice Nomination, please contact Claire Gerber, NECA WA’s Event Manager, on (08) 6241 6100 or by email at events@necawa.asn.au