PrintNZ has announced its Top 12 Apprentices for 2020.
Ruth Cobb, chief executive at PrintNZ, says, “We wish our Top 12 Apprentices for 2020 a huge congratulations. These people have been selected for having excelled in their training and this is also recognition of the work that their trainers and companies have put into them.
“Five of these people will go on to be named as Apprentice of the Year sector winners, and one will be named overall Apprentice of the Year at the Pride In Print Awards on 25 June.”
BJ Ball is the major sponsor for the Apprentice of the Year.
The Top 12 Apprentices for 2020; their companies; and locations:
|Russell Allen||Quality Print||Taupo|
|Travis Jordan||Soar Print||Auckland|
|Karl Pearson||Printcraft 81||Masterton|
|Alexander Cameron-Brown||Peacock Brothers||Auckland|
|Kieran Densey||Allied Press||Greymouth|
|Craig Murray||Global Culture||Christchurch|
|Sean Housby||Soar Print||Auckland|
|Georgia Pritchard||BB Signs||Blenheim|
|Rebecca Brooks||Sign Craft Kapiti||Waikanae|
Last year, PrintNZ announced the Apprentice of the Year, Vanessa Hooton of Tainui Press, at the virtual Pride In Print Awards. This year, the event will run at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland on June 25.
Training Awards still open
Applications for Trainer of the Year and Training Company of the Year are open and due to the delayed Auckland event the deadline has been extended to Thursday 18 March.
If your company has been involved in training during 2020 or you have someone in your business who has championed your trainees, particularly in light of the challenges 2020 presented, then please complete a nomination form.
Finalists will be announced at our Training Graduations, with the overall winner of each Award named at the Pride In Print Awards on 25 June.
Click here to apply for the Training Company of the Year.
Click here to apply for the Trainer of the Year
Click here to find out more about the Pride In Print Awards