2006 Graduation Evening

The 2006 Southern GroupTraining Trust annual graduation evening was held at the Invercargill Workingmans club on Friday the 24th of November. This year tankards were presented to the following apprentices (who attended) in recognition of their graduation:

  • Stephen Cubitt
  • Kieran Roberts
  • Blair Falconer

Blair Falconer being presented his tankard by Deputy Board Chairman Barry Simmonds.

Kieran Roberts being presented his tankard from Deputy Board Chairman Barry Simmonds.

Stephen Cubitt receiving his tankard from Deputy Board Chairman Barry Simmonds.


Each year the staff are asked to nominate the apprentice(s) that they think best exemplifies excellence with regard to the progress they have made towards the completion of their apprenticeship while displaying pride in their workmanship and generally being a good ambassador not only for SGTT, and their host company but for apprentices as a whole.


Staff awards for best overall apprentices....
Apprentice: Host:
Larry Baxter Adamson Electrical and Security
Karl List Crown Sheetmetal Ltd
Scott Ramsey Alliance Group Mataura
Phillip Cousins Port Maintenance
John Love ASI Ltd


John Love

Jenny Robertson presenting the award to her choice of best general apprentice to electrical apprentice John Love hosted by ASI Ltd.

Mark Campbell presenting best engineering apprentice to Karl List, hosted by Crown Sheetmetal Ltd.

Clive Rankin presenting best electrical apprentice to Larry Baxter, hosted by Adamson Electrical and Security.

Kirsty Sands presenting best general apprentice to Phillip Cousins, engineering apprentice hosted by Port Maintenance.

Donald Ross presenting his best engineering apprentice award to Scott Ramsey, hosted by Alliance Group Mataura.