Paslode's Regional Manager, Peter Corridon with the dual award winner, Metropolitan & Carpentry Apprentice of the Year, Ben Clackson.

Paslode Sponsors Victoria's Best Apprentices

Paslode believes that it is important to support the apprentice tradesmen and women. Especially the ones who demonstrate outstanding trade skills, tenacity and a willingness to learn.
It is critical that we support Victoria’s apprentices as we rely on them to continue to drive the strong residential building activity in the generations to come.I

Master Builders Association of Victoria President Melanie Fasham says it best when she stated, “One of the best investments Victoria can make is in the training and skills of young people in the building and construction industry. When we prepare them, we prepare Victoria for the generations ahead and the communities that will rely on them. Tonight’s group of award recipients reflect the continuing importance of apprenticeships as the critical and enduring pathway for skills in the Victorian building industry.”

When the opportunity came up to sponsor the Master Builders of Victoria Apprentice of the Year awards, we jumped at it. Paslode is very proud to support Victoria’s best young apprentices. We contributed to the awards evening by supplying a Paslode Impulse framing nailer or angled bradder to the category winners.

The 2017 Master Builders Apprentice award winners are as follows:

Award TitleWinnerCategoriesPrize
State Apprentice of the Year Steven Butler Carpentry Paslode Impulse TrimMaster Angled Bradder
Regional Apprentice of the Year Steven Butler Carpentry Paslode Impulse FrameMaster PowerVent Framing Nailer
Metropolitan Apprentice of the Year Ben Clackson Carpentry Paslode Impulse FrameMaster PowerVent Framing Nailer
Apprentice of the Year - Carpentry Ben Clackson Carpentry Paslode Impulse FrameMaster PowerVent Framing Nailer
Apprentice of the Year - Joinery Dylan Bennett Joinery Paslode Impulse TrimMaster Angled Bradde
Student of the Year - Diploma of Building John Davison Diploma of Building Paslode Impulse FrameMaster PowerVent Framing Nailer
Employer Nominated Apprentice of the Year Michael Miller Painting & Decorating Paslode Impulse TrimMaster Angled Bradder

 

We congratulate all the apprentice award winners, particularly Steven Butler who took out the Apprentice of the Year award.
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