2022 HVTC Excellence Awards

The winners of the 2022 HVTC Excellence Awards have been announced! Congratulations to all award recipients & we look forward to celebrating at our event in May.

  • Milton Morris Encouragement Award – Kasey Lewis (HVTC Hunter – Hosted to Origin Energy)
  • Milton Morris Encouragement Award – Shaani Monson (HVTC North West – Hosted to Whitehaven Coal)
  • RTO Student of the Year – Kasey Lewis (HVTC Hunter – Hosted to Origin Energy)
  • RTO Online Student of the Year – Anny Le (HVTC Sydney – Hosted to Service NSW Bondi Junction)
  • RTO Achievement Award – Zackery Barry (HVTC Hunter – Hosted to Alfabs Engineering)
  • School-Based Apprentice/Trainee of the Year – Jorgieah Perry (HVTC Mid Coast – Hosted to Garden Village Port Macquarie)
  • Woman in Non-Traditional Trade Apprentice/Trainee of the Year – Taylor Vandijk (HVTC Sydney – Hosted to Sutherland Shire Council)
  • Indigenous Apprentice/Trainee of the Year – Sophia De Vries (HVTC Southern Tablelands – Hosted to Service NSW Goulburn)
  • Trainee of the Year – Finlay Hegarty (HVTC Shoalhaven – Hosted to Shoalhaven City Council)
  • Apprentice of the Year – Highly Commended – Matthew Lewis (HVTC Northern Rivers – Hosted to Aloha Interiors)
  • Apprentice of the Year – Michael Owen (HVTC Hunter – Hosted to NCIG)
  • HVTC Employee of the Year – Ashley Kelly (Human Resource Advisor)
  • Host Employer Innovation Award – Service NSW
  • Host Employer Safety Award – BlueScope (HVTC Illawarra)
  • Small Host Employer of the Year – O’Brien Plumbing Tamworth (HVTC North West)
  • Large Host Employer of the Year – Origin Energy (HVTC Hunter)
  • Overall Host Employer of the Year – Alfabs Group (HVTC Hunter)

We would also like to make special mention of our recognised Host Employer finalists for this year’s awards – Centennial Coal, Shoalhaven City Council, Whitehaven Coal, and Sutherland Shire Council.


Thank you to our award sponsors:

Overall event sponsor: VERTO

Major Sponsors: Origin Energy, NSW Minerals Council, Glencore

Category Sponsors: Howden Australia, Centennial Coal, Whitehaven Coal, The Mutual Bank, The Commonwealth Bank, PGSR


Click here to read more about each of our award winners and sponsors.