TLISC awards night recognises achievements

Trainee of the year gong a new addition to industry training’s gala night

TLISC awards night recognises achievements
TLISC recognises outstanding performance in staff development

Leaders in workforce development and industry promotion earned praise at the organisation’s second annual Awards for Excellence in Melbourne last night.

A new category took its bow on the night, TLISC Trainee of the Year.

Finalists from each transport and logistics sectors gathered at the Awards where the 2014 winner, pilot Carl Riseley, was announced in front of the 150-strong audience.

The "2014 Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development Award" recognised enterprises who had successfully implemented whole of business solutions to up-skill and train staff through the use of TLISC Training Packages.

Each of the six transport and logistics sectors had a separate award. The winners were:

  • Veolia Environmental Services (Road Transport)
  • Toll Customised Solutions (Logistics and Warehousing)
  • Regional Express (Aviation)
  • John Holland Rail (Rail)
  • Maritime Employees Training Ltd (Maritime)
  • Qube Ports & Bulk (Ports)

Winner of the 2013 Chairman’s Award, John Holland Rail, returned strongly in its second year, also taking out the "2014 Return on Investment in Skills Award".

The Australian Maritime College earned the "2014 Excellence in Industry Promotion Award" for their project in the Torres Strait.

TLISC Chairman Laurie D’Apice was on hand to present Tasmanian-based De Bruyn’s Transport with the "2014 Chairman’s Award" having demonstrated innovation in quality training outcomes within their business.

The panel of judges acknowledged the high standard of entries by also bestowing several Highly Commended certificates.

TLISC announced that applications would open for the 2014 Awards for Excellence on December 5.

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