Guy Brooks wins National Young Tradesperson of the Year

Guy Brooks wins National Young Tradesperson of the Year

K&R Fabrications employee Guy Brooks has been selected as the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) National Young Tradesperson of the Year Award winner for 2011.

Guy went through a detailed two stage selection process that included writing a detailed essay and interview that highlighted his achievements. Guy's essay was based on his on the job experience in Welding High Grade Stainless Steel at the Oxygen Plant of Coregas, one of K&R clients. Guy's other achievement in 2011 was claiming a silver medal in welding at the 41st WorldSkills International Competition London, UK held from October 5 — 8 2011.

Guy was presented with this award at the WTIA Annual Awards Dinner held Wednesday 9 May 2012 at Sydney Olympic Park during National Manufacturing Week, which was sponsored by Coregas Pty Ltd. Guy spoke in details of his experiences, challenges and support mechanisms he had in place during his challenges.

As part of his award Guy will attend the International Institute of Welding Annual Assembly and International Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA 7 — 14 July 2012.