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EGT apprentice nominated for the WA Training Awards 2019

Published on: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We are pleased to announce that fourth year apprentice Brooke Larpent has been named as a semi-finalist for the WA Apprentice of the Year 2019. This prestigious award is presented to an apprentice who has been outstanding in all aspects of their trade. The winner will be announced at the WA Training Awards Presentation Dinner on 13 September.

Good luck Brooke and well done on this fantastic achievement!

2019 NECA Apprentice Awards - finalists from EGT

Published on: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Congratulations to the following apprentices who have been selected as finalists for the 2019 NECA Apprentice Awards. This prestigious awards evening celebrates and rewards apprentices’ outstanding achievements and efforts in the electrical and communications industry.

1st Year Apprentice - Kierin Moriarty, Thomas Hanney, Emerson Johnston
2nd Year Apprentice – Joshua Stops, Andrew Duffield
3rd Year Apprentice - Daniel Smith, Laurina Fitzpatrick, Sean Kember
4th Year Commercial / Domestic Apprentice – Alexander Baker, Robert Monterosso, Alexander Carmichael
4th Year Communications Apprentice – Abraham Schutte
4th Year Industrial Apprentice - Christopher Varty

The winners will be announced at the 2019 NECA WA Excellence and Apprentice Awards night, which will be held at Crown Perth on Friday, 30 August 2019. Good luck to all of our apprentices!

Women in the Trade on Channel Nine News

Published on: Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Electrical Group Training's General Manager, Stuart Diepeveen, and third-year EGT apprentice, Laurina Fitzpatrick (pictured below), were recently featured on Channel 9 News to share an important message about women considering an electrical trade career pathway.

Click on the image to view the clip.

With less than 3% of electricians being women, its time to see more females take up the tools. If you're a female who's interested in an electrical career pathway, visit and for more information.

Congratulations to Tim Kelly - now a qualified tradesperson and an AFL superstar!

Published on: Thursday, 29 November 2018

We would like to congratulate former EGT apprentice and prominent Geelong mid-fielder, Tim Kelly, on officially completing his electrical apprenticeship.

Tim recently visited CET Jandakot to receive his certificate and is pictured below with EGT Field Officer Carmelo Ierino, CET Jandakot Campus Manager Michael Henderson and EGT Group Training Organisation Manager, Gary Livett (left to right).

We wish Tim all the best in his future endeavours both on and off the field.

EGT Apprentice, Tim Kelly, drafted to Geelong Football Club

Published on: Friday, 1 December 2017

Well done to fourth year EGT apprentice, Tim Kelly, who was picked up by Geelong at the recent National Draft.

Tim, who previously played for South Fremantle in the WAFL, had a fantastic 2017 season, culminating in him being the runner-up in this year's Sandover Medal.

We wish him the very best in his AFL career.

AEN WA Awards

Published on: Monday, 2 October 2017

Congratulations to third year EGT apprentice Hamish Watson who was a finalist for the Apprentice of the Year award at the recent Apprentice Employment Network Western Australia (AEN WA) 2017 Awards of Excellence.

Hosted by Downer EDI, Hamish has consistently demonstrated a positive attitude and eagerness to learn; always working to a high standard in a safe and timely manner.

On completing his apprenticeship Hamish is eager to attend university to complete a degree in Electrical Engineering and Project Management, as he would like to be involved in the design and management of large industrial and commercial electrical projects.