AGWA Industry Awards

2021 Western Australia Service Award

Mike Hidderley

North Metropolitan TAFE

The future of Western Australia’s glass and glazing industry is in good hands while Mike Hidderley is teaching the next generation of glaziers at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Using his 25-plus years of industry experience and his desire to mentor his students, Mike has instilled a strong sense of pride and professionalism in his students. He is always happy to answer any questions, to guide them in the right direction, and to help his students understand any complex technical issues. He has developed simulated workspaces to give his students a practical sense of what it would be like in a real workplace.

Mike continues to stay abreast of new developments in the industry so he can pass on this information to his students. He is always willing to assist employers to find hard-working, talented apprentices to join their companies and to provide opportunities for his students to develop their career in the glass and glazing industry.