The region’s most outstanding apprentices, trainees, students and teachers were recognised recently at the North Coast and Mid-North Coast 2022 NSW Training Awards.

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest has congratulated Tweed Heads local Sara Morgan who took out Vocational Student of the Year at the regional ceremony held in Coffs Harbour.

“Sara has demonstrated amazing skills in the workplace, so much so that she has secured a position as an Education Officer at her placement facility, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary even before completing her studies,” Mr Provest said.

“Through her VET course Sara has not only gained industry employment but now has a clear idea of her future career path. I congratulate Sara on this well-deserved honour.”

The NSW Training Awards are held annually to recognise outstanding achievement in the vocational education and training sector.

Minister for Skills and Training Alister Henskens said the enormous breadth of talent amongst this year’s finalists and winners demonstrates the opportunities available for rewarding careers available through vocational education and training.

“Vocational education and training delivers real life skills for people to help them get the jobs they want and it’s great to see so many passionate and enthusiastic young people receiving awards locally,” Mr Henskens said.

“The NSW Government is delivering a range of fee-free and low-fee training to help people get a first job, a new job or a better job, and these awards are a great way to highlight the career opportunities that are available right here in NSW.” 

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