The Australian Refrigeration Council is proud to continue its support for CCN’s NextGen program to recognise emerging talent in the climate control sector and promote this specialised sector as a profession of first choice.

Congratulations to our Top 20 technicians under 25 years of age.

Australian Refrigeration Council general manager, Glenn Evans, said NextGen is an important showcase for emerging climate control talent.

Top 20 technician Daniel Yacoub said the best part of the job is being able to learn something new every day.

Top 20 technician Zayne Baldacchino has just completed his capstone and is in the process of getting his supervisor licence.

Top 20 technician Ryan Attard was drawn to the trade because it is a hands-on job that requires critical thinking to solve problems.

Top 20 technician Dylan Parker likes being part of a team and working on a wide range of chillers.

Top 20 technician Joe Roscoe wants to learn as much as he can from the more experienced fridgies and get a better understanding of the commercial HVACR market.

Top 20 technician Logan Hay was destined to join the trade following in the footsteps of family members.

Top 20 technician Nash Martin enjoys the constant learning on the job and working in different locations.

Top 20 technician Justin Politech said his apprenticeship has been a rapid learning curve.

Top 20 technician Caitlin Kilner is proud to be part of an industry that contributes to the maintenance and operation of crucial systems.

Top 20 technician Courtney Pipes enjoys diagnosing faults and finding solutions.

Top 20 technician Justin Mann describes his job as very rewarding.

Top 20 technician Travis Schick completed his electrical trade and is now undertaking his apprenticeship as a fridgie.

Top 20 technician Troy Thompson did work experience in refrigeration and air conditioning and loved it.