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Andrew Hayes, Wakeling Automotive

2017 Regional Winner - Young Business Exectuive

Andrew Hayes started his career at Wakeling Automotive as a first-year apprentice Mehcanic in 2005. 

In 2009, he was awarded a Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Repairs from TAFE NSW and worked for the next two years as a fully qualified licensed mechanic at Paul Wakeling Mitsubishi.

In 2010 at the age of 21, Andrew was awarded Mitsubishi Master Technician Status. He has held the role of Workshop Foreman since 2011 and in 2016 was awarded National Foreman of the Year. 

His goal for the next five years is to become a Service Manager where he would oversee a Workshop Foreman and manage the front end of the service business.

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