Justin Burgess
Northern Territory

Employer: Taminmin College

Justin joined Taminmin College in 2020, the former metal fabricator trains students four days a week across two campuses in Certificate I & II in Engineering as well as Work Safely in the Construction Industry and Working Safely at Heights. Justin has adopted a hands-on approach focussing on the different needs and capabilities students and building relationships.

Training over 70 students per year, he encourages regular feedback building workplace-style relationships with students. As a result, assessments are now project based and better suited to students’ learning styles. In addition, Justin has shown innovation by setting up the training workshop with a new computer lab to equip students for the technological future of the industry.