The NASSSA VET Student of the Year Awards recognises students who have demonstrated exceptional skill, commitment and/or achievement while undertaking a NASSSA Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools program or School-based Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

In 2023, they were held at the Shedley Theatre, Elizabeth on Tuesday, 12 December.

Electrotechnology Winner Jaime Matthews 1

NASSSA VET Student of the Year (Stage 2) 2023 was Jaime Matthews from Northern Adelaide Senior School (Certificate II in Electrotechnology)

Penny Chancellor With Kate Harley Vet Student Of The Year Sace Stage 1 Scott Hore 1

NASSSA VET Student of the Year (Stage 1) 2023 was Kate Harley from Craigmore High School (Certificate II in Kitchen Operations) with NASSSA Director, Penny Chancellor and trainer, Scott Hore for Complete Hospitality Training Skills.

Apprentice Of The Year Parbat Subba 1

NASSSA School-based Apprentice of the Year 2023, Parbat Subba, who is working as an apprentice electrician with Statewide Group Training (employer, Ahrns Handling Equipment Pty Ltd.

Atsi Vet Learner Of The Year Winner Shayla Holloway 1

NASSSA Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander VET Learner of the Year 2023, Shayla Holloway (completed Cert ll in Retail Cosmetics)

The NASSSA VET Success Through Adversity award recipients were Kostia Eckermann, Brandon Minchin, Katelyn Wittmann, Merliz Augustus, Abbey Savage, Faoud Mokdassi, David Craig, Ella Clark and Shayla Ferguson. These students were successful in their VET learning, despite encountering difficult circumstances outside of school life.

Industry Award winners were:

Connor Bentley completing Certificate ll in Animal Care

Wade Hallett completing Certificate ll in Automotive Servicing Technology

Brandon Minchin completing Certificate ll in Construction Pathways

Chloe Prior completing Certificate ll in Construction Pathways

Lakeisha Carter completing Certificate ll in Construction Pathways

Deacon Teefy completing Certificate ll in Construction Pathways

Jordan Fisher completing Stackable Advanced Carpentry Safety

Sara Alkokoi completing Certificate lll in Early Childhood Education and Care

Jaime Matthews completing Certificate ll in Electrotechnology

Kate Harley completing Certificate ll in Kitchen Operations

Paige Williams-Bilton completing Certificate ll in Health Services Assistant (Stage 1)

Katelyn Wittmann completing Certificate lll in Individual Support

Fatima Saffar Ali completing Certificate lll in Information Technology

Joshua Charlwood completing Certificate ll in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Isabelle Gallagher completing Certificate ll in Salon Assistant

Laura Bereziuk completing Certificate ll in Retail Cosmetics

Tarek Ajineh completing Introduction to Welding