Josh Booth-Naylor, Apprentice of the Year with his employer, Craig Fenton.

Josh Booth-Naylor, Vine Vale has achieved the highest award from the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) for Apprentice of the Year in Civil Plant Operation.

Once he’s finished his apprenticeship, Josh will be qualified as a cival plant operator.

“It was so unexpected and I’m so grateful. It’s really good to actually to see recognition for my hard work over the three years of my apprenticeship,” said Josh.

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“I really enjoyed learning new things and skills. Now I just can’t wait to achieve more!”

Craig Fenton of Craig Fenton Contracting, Greenock explained he is so proud to have Josh as part of his crew and knew from day one he was destined for success due to his commitment.

“Josh is a skilled and hardworking young man. He’s thoughtful, considerate and caring. Above all he’s reliable and responsible,” said Craig.

Craig, who’s son Josh Fenton received the award just last year, believes he now has two of the best young machine operators the Barossa has to offer.

“It is great to see fine young tradesmen evolve through the CCF apprenticeship scheme. They are an asset to my business and the Barossa!”

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