Fourth year VACC apprentice motor mechanic, Dane Rhind who currently works at Knox Mitsubishi has recently been awarded as the Employee of the Year at the company’s Christmas celebrations.
The debate around tertiary education versus practical on-the-job experience is an ever-evolving one but it appears that blending studies with supportive on-site work experience gives students a great headstart.
At the annual Volvo Australia apprentice school graduation and awards ceremony, VACC apprentice motor mechanic Anthony Casaretto (pictured) was awarded the First Year Technical Apprentice of the Year 2015. Click here for more
With 2,250 watts blasting out of the boot of VACC apprentice Kurtis Flavell’s car, the neighbours sure hear when he comes home from work each day. Flavell has highly modified a head-turning 2000 Honda Civic hatchback that he uses as daily transport, occasional drifting and to display it at car events around Melbourne. Click here for more
VACC President Peter Savige presented 90 certificates to graduates, schools-based apprentices, Diploma of Automotive Management graduates, and made six presentations to Outstanding Achievement Award winners. Click here for more
The Life Skills Program, developed by the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), received the Victorian Employer Award for Apprentice Development.
Nigel Muller, Manager VACC Auto Apprenticeships, said the Life Skills Program was designed to help first-year apprentices address life’s challenges. Click here for more
VACC apprentice motor mechanic Ruben Weatherill was awarded the Trainee of the Year at the Kangan Institute graduation and awards ceremony on Wednesday evening 25 February 2015. Click here for more
BMW Group Australia recently announced its Apprentice of the Year winners for 2013 at a ceremony at the Mantra Legends Hotel in Surfers Paradise.
Former VACC apprentice motor mechanic Warren Wu, who currently works at Brighton BMW in Melbourne, was named the top fourth year apprentice of the year. Click here for more