News - Engineering Faculty celebrates student training achievement awards
1 June 2012
The NMIT Faculty of Engineering conducted its annual Awards Night on Wednesday 9th May in the David Wills Auditorium, Heidelberg Campus. Guest Speaker was Luke Smith a former graduate of NMIT in Renewable Energy.
There were 38 training awards presented on the night along with 14 study grant acknowledgements. The awards were to recognise the outstanding achievements of students within the Pre Apprenticeship, Apprenticeship, Post Trade, Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs conducted by the Faculty in 2011.
The recipients were from the Jewellery, Locksmithing, Electrical, Light & Heavy Fabrication, Fitting & Machining, Power Industry, Sustainable Energy, Computer Systems, Electronics and Data Communications training programs.
Recipients received an institute certificate acknowledging their achievements and were presented with prizes donated by industry exceeding $21,000 in total value. The night was attended by 125 guests made up of students, parents, sponsors and NMIT Faculty of Engineering staff.
The night was considered an outstanding success by all who attended with further approaches from industry and employers wanting to provide additional support for 2012 and beyond.
NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) - Situated on six campuses and six training centres throughout Melbourne's north plus a regional campus at Ararat, NMIT delivers vocational training, higher education and lifelong learning capabilities for a global workforce. NMIT forges partnerships with community, industry and government to produce practical, solution orientated graduates capable of making meaningful contributions to their chosen field of endeavour.