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NECA WA Wiring Rules Information Sessions - register now!

Published on: Wednesday, 16 August 2017

The NECA WA Wiring Rules Information Session roadshow is running from 17 August - 15 November 2017. The roadshow will provide electrical contractors with updates on the new Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000) which are due to be released in 2017/2018.

Presented by NECA’s Technical Titans, Tony Mancini and Julian Payn, attendees will receive the following:

  • A printed copy of the PPT presentation
  • A printed handout summarising the major changes to the Wiring Rules
  • Opportunity for Q&A with the presenters

These events are free for NECA members and $50 for non-members. Click here to view the session times and register online.

NECA Excellence and Apprentice Awards

Published on: Thursday, 16 March 2017

Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards.

The NECA WA Excellence Awards promote innovation and outstanding achievement, as well as providing the recognition and publicity 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.

Click here for more information on the awards.

Speech by Emma McDonald, 4th year EGT apprentice

Published on: Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Click here to view the inspiring speech made by Electrical Group Training apprentice Emma McDonald, winner of the 2016 NECA WA 4th Year Commercial/Domestic Apprentice Award. Emma has been hosted by Team Electrical and Motorola Solutions. Well done Emma!

Third year EGT apprentice Nyima McNamara is a finalist in the GTAWA 2016 Awards of Excellence

Published on: Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Congratulations to third year apprentice Nyima McNamara, currently hosted by Electek, who has been announced as a finalist in the Indigenous Apprentice/Trainee of the Year category at the Group Training Australia WA 2016 Awards of Excellence.

These awards recognise the top apprentices and trainees employed by WA group training organisations and the important role that host employers play in supporting apprentice training. A complete list of finalists can be found here.

Winners will be announced at an awards function at Burswood on Swan on Friday 30 September.

Good luck Nyima!

EGT Apprentices win 6 awards at the 2016 NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards!

Published on: Thursday, 18 August 2016

Congratulations to the following EGT apprentices who won awards at last Friday's NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards:

  • 1st Year Apprentice - Abraham Schutte, hosted by DESA Australia.
  • 2nd Year Apprentice - Hamish Watson, hosted by Downer EDI Engineering Power Commercial
  • 3rd Year Apprentice - Dion Brayshaw, hosted by Cablewise Electrical & Communications.
  • 4th Year Apprentice - Commercial/Domestic - Emma McDonald, hosted by TEAM Electrical.
  • 4th Year Apprentice - Communications- Curtis Cumine, hosted by DCS WA.
  • 4th Year Apprentice - Industrial - Harrison Gray, hosted by Downer EDI Limited, Wheatstone

Former EGT apprentice nominated in the WA Training Awards

Published on: Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Congratulations to former EGT apprentice Thomas Hoffman, announced as a finalist in the WA Apprentice of the Year category for the 2016 WA Training Awards. Click here to read the media statement.

Thomas was hosted by Fredon (WA) Electrical and recently became a qualified tradesperson. He will be pursuing further study in the electrical engineering field.

Winners of this year's awards will be announced at a presentation dinner on 23 September 2016. Good luck Thomas!