A.G. Coombs Young Apprentices and Engineers recognised at the 2019 AMCA Queensland Training Awards

July 3, 2019

Members of the industry gathered to honour its apprentices, trainees and engineers at the 2019 Air-Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (Queensland) industry dinner and training achievement awards event on Saturday the 29th of June.

L to R; Karl Procter, Philip Partridge, Ash Prakash, Justin Stroebel and Stanley Hewett-Metuatini

This year five young A.G. Coombs employees were recognised as finalists in three categories with three going on to win their categories.


The Award Finalists Included: ​The Award Winners were:

Engineering Support Award

Ash Prakash
Karl Proctor
Engineering Support Award
Ash Prakash

Young Leader – On Site Trades Award
Justin Stroebel
Stanley Hewitt-Metuatini
Young Leader – On Site Trades Award
Justin Stroebel

Apprentice of the Year Award
Philip Partridge​
Apprentice of the Year Award
Philip Partridge​​

​​A.G. Coombs congratulates the finalists and winners in all AMCA Award categories.


The Building Services industry is a multi-billion dollar part of the Australian economy that employs tens of thousands of people. Building services have been called “the systems that bring buildings to life” – these are the air conditioning, ventilation, lighting, power, water, waste and fire and life safety systems. Virtually every facet of modern life depends in one way or another on building services. The quality and safety of the food we eat and water we drink, public health, hospitals and sanitation, banking and commerce, industrial production, arts and entertainment, communications, transportation and our comfort and safety in our homes, and places of work and entertainment all depend on building services.

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A.G. Coombs Group provides strong foundations for interesting and fulfilling engineering careers though a structured and challenging Graduate Engineer Program. Through this program, graduates are given the chance to gain hands-on experience in their field and receive guidance and mentoring from industry experts. At the completion of the program graduates have a good understanding of all aspects of engineering and technical functions within

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A.G. Coombs Group strongly supports Australian apprenticeships, recognising that they are the best way to combine vocational training and entry point employment, often leading to a nationally recognised qualification and career path. Our Apprenticeship Program ensures that apprentices make the most of their training opportunities and become effective and capable tradespeople with a great future in the industry. The Program combines professional mentoring and active engagement with partner educational facilities to continually track training progress and to help ensure the educational curriculum is appropriate to the workplace and apprentice needs.

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