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April 2020 - AiGTS Student of the Month – Scott Henthorn – Merriwa Industries

Scott was working within one of our packaging divisions before transitioning across to the Safety Team last year. Scott is well respected within Merriwa and he is very approachable and easy to communicate with, hence our employees are drawn to him for his assistance and input. When Scott first started the Certificate IV in OHS he was very apprehensive, having not taken on study like this for some time. But Scott has excelled at the studies and I have been very impressed with the work he is doing and how he is transferring this into our workplace.

December 2019 - AiGTS Student of the Month – Jesse Lees – Larsen Engineering

Jesse started his apprenticeship in Certificate III Engineering with Larsen Engineering in 2016. He took on the apprenticeship with the hope it would teach him new concepts, become trade qualified which would open opportunities for him in the future.

Jesse really enjoys his work and training as he is given the chance to constantly learn new processes, technology and work on different machines. As Production Supervisor, he also has the opportunity to lead a strong team.

His employer believes Jesse has shown an outstanding commitment to his studies and supervisor duties while working rotating shifts in a rapidly expanding and high-pressure environment. They’ve noticed Jesse is quick to apply his new skills and training to identify and suggest a number of process improvements, both technical and manual, some of which have since been successfully implemented. Jesse is determined to succeed!

Well Done Jesse!

Larsen Engineering

Larsen Engineering is a diversified supply chain manufacturer of complex sheet metal componentry, providing innovative solutions to general and specialised engineering industries.

November 2019 - AiGTS Student of the Month – Jaycob Groves – Cronulla Carpets

Jaycob is currently completing an apprenticeship in Certificate III in Flooring Technology with the goal of one day owning his own flooring business.

He feels the training is teaching him new things that will really benefit him in the future. He enjoys looking back at the job he has just completed and seeing the difference he has made. Jaycob’s trainer has seen a huge improvement in his completion of theory and actively practicing and putting into place what he has learnt. His supervisor is regularly commenting on the way Jaycob is growing and learning which is a huge credit to all concerned.

Jaycob’s supervisor at Cronulla Carpets says he has watched Jaycob mature into a conscientious employee who shows a keen interest in his job and applying what he has learnt.

Excellent work Jaycob – keep it up!

Cronulla Carpets

Cronulla Carpets is a flooring retailer supplying and installing carpet, timber and vinyl flooring.

October 2019 - AiGTS Student of the Month – James Grady – Omega

James commenced his apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering with Omega Technical Engineering in 2017. James took on this apprenticeship as he has always enjoyed making objects and now, he gets to make a variety of componentry from different materials.

He enjoys his work as he feels it is a cross over between work and his outside interests. James enjoys his training as he feels he is continually taught new skills which allow him to increase his knowledge and capabilities in his work and outside hobbies. James’ supervisor at Omega describes him as a dedicated and conscientious employee who is growing into a very competent employee.

Well done James and keep up the great work! Omega Technical Engineering Omega is a CNC machine shop providing a full spectrum of services from design, prototyping and production through to turnkey projects.

September 2019 - AiGTS Student of the Month – Tom Cauchi – Jubilee Springs

Tom commenced his traineeship with Jubilee Spring in January 2017. Tom took on this training to become a better working employee and achieve higher goals. He felt the trainer and training assisted him in developing skills at being more motivated and becoming an active part of the team.

Tom enjoys his role and working with good people and learning new and different tasks each day. His supervisor has stated that “Tom is very focused on his future and is now aware of how different actions affect the outcomes of his work”. Congratulations to Tom and we wish him all the best with his future career.