GAGAL chief executive officer Kerry Whitaker speaks at the GAGAL training awards ceremony.
GAGAL chief executive officer Kerry Whitaker speaks at the GAGAL training awards ceremony. Tom Huntley

Trainees take out awards

GLADSTONE Apprentices Group Area Limited held its awards ceremony at the weekend.

GAGAL's contribution to training in the region has been well documented and the event showed there was a lot of outstanding, talented people being trained by the program.

The organisation offers training opportunities for people of all backgrounds and is considered a vital part of the mix to supply a skilled workforce for the Gladstone region.

Saturday night's awards ceremony drew a good crowd to recognise the efforts of GAGAL's participants.

During the region's economic boom, GAGAL has placed participants in jobs across the full industrial spectrum of Gladstone.

The awards covered areas including engineering, construction, electrical, school-based apprenticeships, business administration, warehouse training, school-based training and a commitment to succeed category.

The winners were: Stephen Kuhl, Daniel Ireland, Nathan Cutts, Cody Powell, Jake Nutley, Kirsty Josefski, Jamie Swinkles, Neil Bevan, Dion Taylor, Luke Richards, Zac Smith, Heath Kershaw, Jonathan Rebel, Jacquilyn Small, Benjamin Cant, Daniel Mitchell, Jia Wei Guo, Mitchell Chapman, Neil Bevan and Benjamin Cant.



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