Apprentice of the Year

The MTA Queensland Apprentice of the Year Award is an incredibly prestigious title and is awarded to a MTA Institute apprentice who has gone above and beyond in their training and is passionate about the automotive industry.

To be eligible, the student must be currently completing, or have recently completed a nationally accredited automotive apprenticeship through MTA Institute.

The Apprentice of the Year finalist are automatically selected from the MTA Institute Apprentice of the Month winners from September to August the following year. Learn more about the Apprentice of the Month, and how to nominate HERE

These 12 apprentices (one for each month) will be interviewed as part of the Apprentice of the Year judging process and the winner is announced at the Industry Awards Gala held each year in Brisbane.

To view information about the 2020 Apprentice of the Year Award, click HERE.

Supporter for the 2021 Apprentice of the Year

Tool Supporter for the 2021 Apprentice of the Year

PRIZES for all Apprentice of the Year Finalists (Apprentices of the Month winners) are:

  • Milwaukee 3/8” Drive 56pc Ratchet & Socket Set (SAE and Metric) valued at $219.
  • 2 x tickets to Industry Awards Gala
  • Return flight for one, if needed, to Brisbane for the Industry Awards Gala
  • One standard room if travelling outside South-East Queensland for the night of the Industry Awards Gala
  • Business exposure through Motor Trader/Websites/Social Media

PRIZES for the winner of Apprentice of the Year are:

  • Milwaukee 218-piece Automotive Starter Toolkit valued at $3,299 (pictured below). The Automotive Starter Toolkit contains a huge range of hand tools, including screwdrivers, pliers, ratchet, socket sets, and pry bars. The toolkit also contains the M12 Stubby Impact Wrench and M12 Impact Rachet, all packed into a 40″ Steel Bench Top.
  • 2 x tickets to Industry Awards Gala
  • Return flight for one, if needed, to Brisbane for the Industry Awards Gala
  • One standard room if travelling outside South-East Queensland for the night of the Industry Awards Gala
  • 2-week work experience or a tour of Triple Eight Race Engineering
  • Business exposure through Motor Trader/Websites/Social Media

For more information and for Ts & Cs visit the event page.

For information on past winners, Click Here

2021 Apprentice of the Year Finalists

Congratulations to the following apprentices who have been nominated for the 2021 MTAQ Apprentice of the Year Award:

Past Apprentice of the Year Award Winners

Congratulations to our previous Apprentice of the Year award winners: