Renee Gibson
Renee Gibson Contributed

Tech scholarships for three young apprentices

THREE young trucking apprentices will have an opportunity to further their careers and expand their industry knowledge, with the Australian Trucking Association announcing the winners of the 2019 Cummins Technology and Maintenance Conference Scholarships. 

"Thanks to Cummins, our three young apprentices will be given the experience and the tools needed to build their knowledge of the industry and develop practical skills,” ATA chief executive officer Ben Maguire said. 

"Not only will our scholarship recipients be hosted at TMC and professional networking events, they will each be paired with an experienced industry mentor for support and assistance in making the most of their conference experience,” he said. 

The 2019 Cummins TMC Scholarship recipients are: 

  • Kale Marsh, Richers Transport, Maryborough QLD
  • Renee Gibson, Volvo Commercial Vehicles, Prestons NSW
  • Cameron Pevitt, Midfield Meat Transport, Warrnambool VIC 

Thanks to Cummins South Pacific, each scholarship winner will be will receive full registration to the ATA's 2019 Technology and Maintenance Conference including social events, pre-conference tour of Cummins Melbourne facility and a Cummins merchandise pack, an assigned conference mentor, and return airfares and accommodation. 

Kale Marsh
Kale Marsh Contributed

"Cummins is proud to continue our partnership with the ATA,” Cummins South Pacific Manager, On-Highway Sales and Customer Support, Scott Alexander said. 

"Today's apprentices are the future of our industry, and this program is crucial in supporting the professional growth of young people entering the industry's workshops,” he said. 

Cameron Pevitt
Cameron Pevitt Contributed

The 2019 Technology and Maintenance Conference will be held from October 14-16 at the Melbourne Docklands.

The conference program features a range of hands-on workshops, job-specific presentations, interactive informational sessions and professional networking events. 

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