Priddey awarded for best heavy vehicle apprentice

By: Chris Smith


Young spannerman James Priddey from MTU Detriot Diesel Australia has been named the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Queensland (CVIAQ)

Young spannerman James Priddey from MTU Detriot Diesel Australia has been named the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Queensland (CVIAQ) heavy vehicle apprentice of the year.

Priddey was awarded the honour at the annual CVIAQ annual dinner and awards night in Brisbane over the weekend.

Priddey has a Certificate 3 in Automotive Mechanical (Heavy Vehicle Road Transport) achieved through working at MTU.

He wins a laptop, software, printer and tools to the value of $3,500.

High Achievement honours went to Daniel Mitchell of Brisbane Isuzu and Simon Jones of Black Truck Sales, who were awarded tools to the value $1,500.

The Apprentice of the Year Award, with a history of over 25 years, is an annual honour open to apprentices in the final stages of their training from the heavy vehicle repair, service and manufacturing sectors.

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