Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 - Master Painters Association
THE best painting apprentices in the State will be showing off the top tools of their trade August 12, as part of the Apprentice of the Year Awards for the Master Painters Australia WA association.

Twelve MPA and 12 painting finalists will take part in a practical competition at the organisations’ headquarters in Maylands so they can be assessed on a range of trade skills, alongside the MPA Skills Open Day and state WorldSkills competition.

Second and third-year MPA apprentices will be assessed across a variety of knowledge and expertise.

MPA Group CEO, Murray Thomas said it was an opportunity to showcase the talent and skills on offer from up-and-coming apprentices, giving them the recognition they deserve.

“These awards reflect our strong commitment to the training of high-quality apprentices because we want to ensure a bright future for this industry,” he said.

“It’s important we promote professional and ethical business practices at the training stage and educate our apprentices on the required trade standards.

“The Apprentice of the Year Award is a prestigious accolade and a good stepping stone for recognition in the industry, 2011 sees the Apprentice of the Year gaining entry into the WorldSkills Australia competition in 2012”

Energy, Training and Workforce Development Minister Peter Collier will be visiting the competition and open day from 9am

Winners of the MPA Apprentice of the Year Awards will be announced at a gala dinner on October 22.

The Master Painters Australia WA Association are located at 108 Caledonian Avenue, Maylands.

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Master Painters Association

The Master Painters Association is a trade-specific association providing lobbying, sponsor benefits and technical and business support for members. We’re a division of MPA Group that includes MPA Skills Training and Apprentice employment.
Andrea Gilmore
P: 08 9471 6671
M: 0488 310 201


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