Four CQUniversity-trained VET students nominated in Central Queensland Regional Queensland Training Awards
CQUniversity's vocational education and training excellence has once again been recognised with four students nominated in the 2021 Central Queensland Regional Queensland Training Awards.
CQUniversity has four finalists in the categories of Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year' Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year and Equity VET Student of the Year.
Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year finalist' Jack Mitchell of Mackay' studied a Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade as a Fitter and Turner' and is employed by Jennmar Australia.
Certificate III in Business student Litia Pitt of Moranbah is nominated in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the year' as is Certificate II in Engineering student' Latitia Briggs. Litia works for Isaac Regional Council' while Latitia is employed by BHP Operations Services.
Mackay Regional Council employee Liticha McMullen was nominated in the Equity VET Student of the Year category' for her efforts while studying a Certificate IV in Human Resources.
CQUni Deputy Vice-President VET Peter Heilbuth congratulated all the finalists on their achievements.
'We are so proud of our students for being recognised in this way'' Mr Heilbuth said.
'These finalists are proof that signing up for training at CQUniversity TAFE is a valuable investment in your future.
'At CQUniversity TAFE you will receive a quality education from industry experts who are recognised by their peers as being the best at what they do.'
The regional final award ceremonies have again been replaced by an online campaign this year' as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Central Queensland regional winners will be announced on 30 July.
Last year' CQUniversity trained students Shania Evans and Helena Kidd won their respective categories at the Central Queensland Regional Queensland Training Awards. Helena went on to be named Equity VET Student of the Year at the 2020 State Awards.
For the full list of 2021 Central Queensland finalists click HERE.