MTA Institute Congratulates Regional Finalist of 2021 Queensland Training Awards

MTA Institute congratulates Senior Trainer Ross Wilson, and apprentices Jamieson Albrecht and Max Fletcher Mynott, who have been named regional finalists for the 2021 Queensland Training Awards.

The prestigious Queensland Training Awards recognise individuals and organisations that strive for and have achieved success in vocational education and training (VET).

From hundreds of nominations, 218 regional finalists have been selected across the seven regions’ 11 award categories. These finalists represent our regions’ best in vocational education and training, including apprentices, trainees, vocational students, teachers, and trainers, as well as training providers and employers.

MTA Institute Senior Trainer Ross Wilson has been named a finalist for the North Coast VET Teacher or Trainer of the Year. With more than 30 years spent in workshops, and another decade spent training apprentices, Ross Wilson is a competent, skilled, and experienced automotive teacher, who delivers training in a wide array of automotive disciplines across the Wide Bay Burnett region.

Winners will be announced online on 23 July 2021 – keep up to date HERE!

Further to Ross, two apprentices who train with the MTA Institute have also been named regional finalists and should be congratulated for their hard work and dedication.

In the Metropolitan region, MTA Institute apprentice Jamieson Albrecht has been named a finalist for School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year. Jamieson is currently undertaking a Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology with Wynnum Haulage. Jamieson is currently being trained by MTA Institute trainer Steve Adams.

Winners will be announced on 30 July 2021 – keep up to date HERE!

In the South East region, MTA Institute apprentice Max Fletcher Mynott has been named a finalist for School-based Apprentice or Trainee of the Year. Max is currently studying a Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology with Paul’s Nerang Mechanical Workshop. Max is currently being trained by MTA Institute trainer Derrick Pratt.

Winners will be announced online on 16 July 2021 – keep up to date HERE!

MTA Institute General Manager for Training, Paul Kulpa, was extremely excited to hear the announcement.

“It was great to see our trainer and two apprentices of the Institute as finalists for the Queensland Training Awards. The Awards showcase all that is great about VET in Queensland, and it is important we recognise the achievements of those doing well for the industry.”

“We are extremely proud of each nominee for their fantastic efforts and wish them the best of luck in the following rounds.”

7 June 2021