Excellence and Apprentice Awards

Nominations are now closed. 

The National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA WA) is committed to encouraging and rewarding the excellence and professionalism demonstrated by its members and electrical apprentices.


The NECA Excellence & Apprentice Awards promote innovation and outstanding achievement, as well as providing the recognition and promotion within our industry that NECA members, EGT hosts and their apprentices deserve. NECA WA strongly encourages its members to submit their project and apprentice nominations for these awards. We even offer the services of a professional submissions writer, who can assist you to prepare your entry - free of charge!


The award winners will be announced at the 2020-21 NECA Excellence & Apprentice Awards dinner on Friday, 25 June 2021 at The Westin Perth. 



Excellence Awards



1 Emerging New Small Business
2 Work Health & Safety Best Practice
3 Lighting Design & Installation
4 Domestic Residence Small
5 Domestic Residence Large
6 Industrial Small
7 Industrial Medium
8 Industrial Large
9 Energy Efficiency & Environment
10 Voice/Data Communications & Audio Visual
11 Commercial Small
12 Commercial Medium
13 Commercial Large

Please note: The 2020 Excellence Awards program was interrupted by COVID-19 event restrictions. Earlier in 2020, the decision was made to combine project submissions from 2020 and 2021, and culminate in a combined 2020/21 National Awards event.


  • Click here to download the Judging Criteria
  • Click here to access the online awards submission portal


Closing date for submissions

Excellence Awards – Friday, 30 April 2021

Apprentice Awards

This prestigious awards evening celebrates and rewards apprentices’ outstanding achievements and efforts in the electrical and communications industry. NECA WA encourages all apprentices who have excelled in their training to apply.


Nomination categories are open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year apprentices who are employed by either a NECA WA member or an EGT host employer.


All award finalists and their employers will be invited to attend the 2020-21 NECA Excellence and Apprentice Awards, which will be held at The Westin on Friday, 25 June 2021.






1st Year Apprentice
2nd Year Apprentice
3rd Year Apprentice
4th Year Apprentice Industrial Award
4th Year Apprentice Commercial / Domestic Award
4th Year Apprentice Communications Award



  • Click here to download the Judging Criteria for 4th Year Categories
  • Click here to access the submissions portal 

Closing date for submissions

Apprentice Awards – Wednesday, 31 March 2021



If you require further clarification or assistance with the preparation of your Excellence Awards submission, or help with your Apprentice Nomination, please contact NECA WA’s events team, on (08) 6241 6100 or by email at events@necawa.asn.au