NextGen

NextGen apprentices dominated the most recent national WorldSkills refrigeration competition held late last year.

Meet the first NextGen nominee for 2022, Natasha Kirchner. She is at the end of her apprenticeship and loves the trade.

HVAC is one of the highest paid trades in Australia with some technicians earning six figure incomes.

Results from the first global survey ever undertaken of women working in HVACR will be released later this year.

CCN in partnership with the Australian Refrigeration Council presents this year’s Top 20 apprentices under 25 years of age.

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.