MLA John Andrew Apprentice of the Year Award

This annual award honours the memory of the late John Andrew who was the Association's inaugural Life Member and a winner of the A.L. Chantry Memorial Award for the Pursuit of Excellence. Eligible apprentices employed by MLAA Business members in Australia and New Zealand are invited to participate.

The test covers Picking, Impressioning, Lockfitting, Master Keying and General Knowledge.

LSC is proud to be a major supporter of the Award. The winner (and their master) will once again win a trip to Italy and Germany to visit the Silca & ABUS factories respectively.

2017 Apprentice of the Year - Zach Winslade

Past Winners:

Year Apprentice of the Year Branch Employer
2000 Chris Verbolle VIC Stewarts Security Specialists
2001 David Overend NZ James Bull & Co
2002 Eric Yornsten NZ Armstrong Locksmiths
2003 Nathan De Rooy NSW Brian Preddey Locksmiths
2004 Andrew Worsfold QLD Northside Locksmiths
2005 James Methven VIC Echuca Locksmiths
2006 Shane Cook VIC Echuca Locksmiths
2007 Bradley Wheeler VIC East Gippsland Keys & Locks
2008 Adam Burling WA SAS Locksmithing Services
2009 Robert Jeges VIC API Security - Moorabbin
2010 Kyle Bevans VIC Bendigo Locksmiths
2011 Nicole Bornis QLD Ruswin
2012 David Monahu VIC Omega Corporate Security
2013 Daniel Kolosi VIC Corporate Locksmiths
2014 Nicholas Smith QLD Keycut Services Pty Ltd
2015 Luke Bergin QLD Ruswin
2016 Peng (Leo) Guo VIC A.S.A.P. Locksmiths
2017 Zach Winslade NSW Independent Locksmiths & Security