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Winners shine at WA Awards

Western Australia celebrated the achievements in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry on Wednesday, August 30.

Hosted by AIRAH, South Metropolitan TAFE and the Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Industry Association of WA (RACIAWA), the two-hour cocktail event was held at the Novotel Langley in Perth. Over 80 attendees gathered to celebrate the future talent of the HVAC&R industry.  

The award winners included:

  • Best Performance in pre-apprentice studies – Nathan Edington
  • Most deserving student in the first year of apprentice training – Daniel Vojnovic
  • Best performance in the first year of apprentice training – Mia Kaps, Stud.AIRAH
  • Most deserving student in the second year of apprentice training – Alex Greenland, Stud.AIRAH
  • Best performance in the second year of apprentice studies – Brenen Fisher, Stud.AIRAH
  • Most Deserving student in third year of apprentice training – Travis Cunnane
  • Best Performance in the third year of apprentice training – Dylan Black, Stud.AIRAH
  • Best performance in Diploma studies – Gustavo Ospina Herrera
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning apprentice of the year – Matthew Barlow
  • Airefrig Australia scholarship award – Jade Morris
  • Trainer of the year – AMS Installation & Maintenance Services.

Engagement Manager at AIRAH, Alison Mattes, says the awards had an excellent turn-out.

“It was great to see so many industry representatives get behind the event and support the young apprentices and celebrate their achievements,” she says.

Mattes also thanked the major event sponsor Baker Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, and event sponsors Ford & Doonan, Systemaire, Daikin and Polyaire/Airtouch, for making it a memorable event.

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