Lecturer helps students build a future for themselves

Eddie Campbell with managing director Jill Jamieson.
Eddie Campbell with managing director Jill Jamieson.

Mr Campbell is in his 30th year of teaching and was recognised for his commitment and knowledge.

‘I was really honoured and quite humbled by the experience. It’s good to be nominated by my peers and supported by my manager,’ he said.

Mr Campbell said watching apprentices grow was the most rewarding part of his job.

‘Over their apprenticeship you see a change in them; they gain confidence, they gain skills and they grow about six foot,’ he said.

Mr Campbell regularly donates his own time after hours and on weekends to train, mentor and coach his students.

Top students include Alan Ramsden, who was last year’s Australian representative for bricklaying at the acclaimed WorldSkills International Competition.