Brad was first nominated to the NECA SA Apprenticeship awards, once he won this award he then got the opportunity to go to the NECA National awards, to be able to do this Brad had to complete a project on designing the electrical system to suit the floor plan provided by NECA for a residential house being for a family of 2 adults and 3 children (5,8,15 years). The design had to include light fittings, lamp type, light output ect, power outlet position, fixed appliances, hot water, heating and cooling, switchboard location and more, he was required to supply all costing and any government grants that could be claimed. Renewable energy was required to be used. The dwelling was “off grid”.
This was judged as a project in stage one and then stage two consisted on tweeking the project and then presenting this to the judges in person. Bradley also had to have a “hands on” practical session, he was required to fly to Melbourne for this part of the stage taking hand tools and testing equipment.
Winners of this event were announced in Brisbane on the 26th November 2015, to which we are proud to say Bradley was our winner.