A Mount Isa Mines apprentice electrician has been named among the 218 state-wide regional finalists recognised for their achievements in the training system.
Bonnie Anderson, who gained a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician through TAFE Queensland is a finalist in the Harry Hauenschild Apprentice of the Year.
Minister for Training and Skills Development Di Farmer it was important to recognise the individuals and organisations that put training and development at the heart of what they do.
"The hard work of our outstanding apprentices, trainees, students, employers, teachers and training projects will be highlighted in the annual Queensland Training Awards, which have been celebrating the power of skills for 60 years."
Minister Farmer said organisations had been recognised too.
"All have been selected for their commitment to training and for establishing trades and tertiary pathways for their employees, apprentices and trainees," she said.
"Congratulations to the regional finalists who are the skilled Queenslanders we need for our economy to continue to bounce back better."
The winners from North Coast Queensland will be announced online in July with the state winners announced at a Gala Dinner which will return this year in September.
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