In this video CCN Editor, Sandra Rossi, announces the Top 20 Next Generation technicians under 25 years of age for 2021.

The Australian Refrigeration Council explains why NextGen is an important platform to showcase emerging talent.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (RACCA) president, Kevin O’Shea, reflects on a 50 year career as a technician.

CCN has partnered with peak industry body the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) to launch NextGen 2021.

Stephanie Peters has landed a job as the first female apprentice at the Brisbane-based branch of Broadcast Services Australia (BSA).

In a traditionally male dominated industry where females make up only one per cent of the workforce, Katie Hammill-Lovett is proud to be breaking the mould.

Meet the future of Australia’s RAC trade in this video.

Darwin is home to some impressive apprentices, certainly the most enthusiastic.

We encourage a skills culture through all our partnerships where excellence is celebrated.

Congratulations to the ‘Top 20' your achievements have set an example for your generation.

Technicians get to travel and earn good money, it's hard to believe there is a skills shortage.

Apprentices across the country should be proud to be part of an exciting industry with plenty of opportunities.

Apprentices across the country should be proud to be part of an exciting industry with a lot of opportunity.

It will be held in Perth from Thursday April 29 to Saturday May 1, 2021, with the Closing Ceremony held on the evening of Sunday, May 2, 2021.

The Labor Opposition has criticised the package describing it as a “desperate, one off, short-term sugar hit”.

The 20-year-old was nominated for NextGen by his employer, System Air, which has offices in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.