etco* Apprentices win at ME Challenge finals

ME Challenge finalists 2016

This year the Master Electricians Challenge Finals were held at the Hilton, Lake Taupo on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th October with the winners announced at the Awards dinner on the Friday evening.

There were 5 finalists in each of the Commercial/Domestic and Industrial categories. All finalists had to face a business structure challenge and five workstations to complete a range of tough tasks designed to replicate a ‘real industry’ setting using the latest technology, with the winner of each also awarded a prize.

The winners in their individual categories were as follows:

Commercial / Domestic:     Industrial:  

etco* apprentice Chabb Chia from Parau, Auckland


Chabb Chia - winner of Commercial Domestic category

  etco* apprentice Logan Sanders from Port Albert. Logan Sanders Winner Industrial Category

Congratulations to all competitors and their support team of coordinators and trainers for their success at this year’s challenge.