Bendigo Kangan Institute Graduation Ceremony a great night

Students who completed a qualification at Bendigo Kangan Institute in 2016 dressed up to celebrate their achievements at the graduation awards on the 23rd of February.

Our Victorian State Manager, Adam Clarke was lucky enough to join their celebrations and present a couple of awards!

MAS National Sponsored Award

This year, MAS National sponsored the Gold Medallion in Construction and Industrial.

Congratulations Nellie Baker!

Nellie baker walked away with the Gold Medallion in Construction and industrial award for completing her Certificate II in Electrical pre-apprenticeship.

After trying her hand in hospitality, fashion and nutrition, Nellie decided to take the next big step in her career and go back to study to complete her pre-apprenticeship.

Nellie found that entering a trade as a female isn’t as scary as she expected. She’s really excited about the opportunities that lie ahead through her Electrical Apprenticeship!

MAS Partner, AGA Sponsored Award

MAS partner with AGA to support employers and apprentices across Victoria. At this year’s graduation awards, AGA sponsored the Gold Medallion in Automotive.

Congratulations Conor Ryan!

Conor Ryan took out the Gold Medallion in Automotive for his Certificate II in Automotive Studies pre-apprenticeship.

Conor kick started his career by completing his pre-apprenticeship while still at school alongside completing Year 12 VCE.

His commitment, along with his passion for cars shone through in his pre-apprenticeship. This led Conors teachers who recommended he represented Victoria in the 2016 WorldSkills national competition.

Connor has been accepted into the Certificate III in Motorsport Technology at Kangan Institute where he’ll gain the skills he needs to follow his dream career of working in the motor racing industry!

Click here to learn more about Nellie and Conor’s stories.