On August 19 2016 the Civil Contractors Federation Queensland Branch (CCF QLD) hosted it’s Industry Training Awards.

The 2016 CCF QLD Industry Training Awards categories were:

The 2016 CCF QLD Industry Training Awards categories were:

  • Certificate III Trainee/Apprentice of the Year
  • Certificate IV Trainee of the Year
  • Encouragement Award
  • Outstanding Commitment to Training (Individual)
  • Outstanding Commitment to Training (Employer)
  • Trainee/Apprentice of the Year

The 2016 CCF QLD Industry Training Awards winners were:

 Certificate III Trainee/Apprentice of the Year

Ben Anderson – Civil Mining and Construction Pty Ltd

Ben has proved to be an outstanding employee, even while undertaking a training contract. His skills in understanding plant operations have been extended by his training and he now has a well-developed knowledge of on-site construction. Ben also practices the importance of thorough planning while ensuring adequate safety considerations are a major priority.

This award was proudly sponsored by BUSSQ Building Super

Certificate IV Trainee of the Year

Jamie Tuttiett –BMD Urban

Jamie’s training, over a number of years has seen him become a very effective leader. Jamie has proven to be able to set himself high standards of company and personal goals while applying himself to make considerate judgments in management. He has also shown that he has a strong ability to motivate those who work with him on a variety of projects.

This award was proudly sponsored by Dial Before You Dig

Encouragement Award

Jack Kavanagh – BMD Urban

Jack has shown that he understands and appreciates the value of formal training. Jack clearly knows the role that training is playing in his professional development as this is shown through his growth at BMD.

This award was proudly sponsored by Construction Skills Queensland

Outstanding Commitment to Training (Individual)

Andrew Stansbie – DMAC Roma

Andrew is the owner of a small civil construction and plant hire Company based in Roma with less than 10 staff.  Andrew has embraced the need to ensure all of his staff are well trained and ready to meet the needs of an ever changing industry.   Andrew has a vision for his company and he ensures that the training he and his staff receive is of the best quality and is industry relevant.  Andrew is proof that a commitment to training is not dependent upon the size of the company, but more due to the size of one man’s vision for the future of his own business and the people he employs.

This award was proudly sponsored by BUSY At Work

Outstanding Commitment to Training (Employer)

BMD Group

BMD as an employer have made a significant contribution to training their workforce particularly in Certificate III Road Construction and Pipe Laying as well as the Certificate IV Civil Supervision training courses.  BMD are also regular users of the Short Course programs offered by Civil Train and CCF QLD.  BMD’s commitment to upskilling their workforce ensures their employees are always available for scheduled training. BMD is also a participant in Civil Train’s Industry Review Committee and has made a valuable contribution with respect to assessment evaluations, keeping Civil Train abreast of current industry requirements from their perspective. BMD’s commitment to training ensures that civil construction workers employed by BMD are learning valuable skills that can only benefit the industry as a whole in the future.

This award was proudly sponsored by Holding Redlich Lawyers

Trainee/Apprentice of the Year

Ben Anderson – Civil Mining and Construction Pty Ltd

Ben’s traineeship has seen him develop his skills over a number of projects including remote areas where he showed his capacity to promote team work and skill development within his crew – which was an exceptional achievement. Ben’s practical experience contributes to his ability to be able to develop and manage construction methodologies to ensure production outcomes are of the highest standard.

This award was proudly sponsored by Civil Train

For more information visit www.ccfqld.com.

CCF QLD CEO Robert Row is available for comment. Please contact Paula Huckstadt on 07 3360 7933.