"In my previous hospitality role I had some experience in administration but didn’t like my chances of being successful in an interview without training, which led to my decision to enrol in a Certificate III in Administration at TAFE NSW Cowra."
“Students are also excited by the fact that engineering is a huge growth area in NSW and the quality, well respected training students receive at TAFE NSW can lead to real-life employment opportunities.”
“This is a real credit to Janama. He is a talented young student who’s willing to listen and learn, and a perfect example that you can achieve anything if you are dedicated and willing to work hard.”
“Linley is an exemplary Customer Service Officer in the Tourism and Hospitality section who goes above and beyond. She is a dedicated professional and caring staff member who exemplifies excellence in helping students achieve their desired outcomes.”
“I was very excited to be nominated as a finalist, and to be the recipient of this award is truly an honour. I humbly accepted this award and dedicated it to my ancestors and to my children, for the struggles that have been before us and for the prospects that are yet to come.”
“We started out with 12 students and all 12 students successfully completed the course, so a 100 per cent completion rate is always very pleasing."
“The best part is that all money raised from cake sales on the day will be donated to Cowra Health Service’s Palliative Health Unit, so I’m encouraging the Cowra community to support these students and visit the stand outside Coles between noon to 2pm."
“Donna excelled in and out of the classroom during her time studying in Orange and working as an apprentice at Tonic Restaurant in Millthorpe. She is well respected by her peers, is an exceptionally talented student and chef and a very deserving winner of our most prestigious award.”
The 2017 TAFE Western Aboriginal Elder of the Year is Aunty Esther Cutmore.
“The program has come a long way since we first delivered it to a group of 15 TAFE NSW Automotive apprentices in March last year."