Frequently Asked Questions

Who can nominate an apprentice for the Capricorn Rising Star award?
A manager or supervisor from a Capricorn Member workshop.
Can an Apprentice who was nominated previously be nominated again?
Yes, as long they are still an apprentice at the time of nomination.
How many apprentices can be nominated for the Capricorn Rising Star award by the same person or workshop?
As many apprentices as are apprenticed to the workshop.
What constitutes an eligible apprentice to be nominated for the Capricorn Rising Star award?
The apprentice must be employed at the time of nomination by the nominating workshop and be currently undertaking tuition from a recognised automotive training institution.
Can any of the prizes be exchanged for cash or travel related prizes delayed to the following year or prizes transferred to another individual?
Prizes are not transferrable for cash. Prizes must be taken in the year in which they are awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred to other individuals.
When can I expect a follow up interview?
Shortlisted candidates can expect to be interviewed in late May / early June 2019.
When will winners be announced?
The winner will be announced by Capricorn in early August 2019 with all finalists announced in July 2019.
How will I be advised if I've won, made the final list or been shortlisted?
Winners and finalists will be contacted by phone and / or email prior to the public announcements. Shortlisted candidates may also be contacted via phone and / or email to arrange interviews or request more information as part of the application process.
What's included in the "All expenses paid trip to the Vodafone Gold Coast 600" prize
The all expenses paid trip to the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 includes:
  • 4 grandstand tickets to the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Supercars Experience held on the Gold Coast, Australia from 25-27 October 2019, valued at approximately $400 plus GST per person;
  • 4 economy class flights to the Gold Coast from any major city in Australia or New Zealand, valued at approximately $600 per person (pending destination of origin); and
  • 4 nights' accommodation for 4 people in twin share rooms at a 4 star rated hotel on the Gold Coast during the dates of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, valued at approximately $300 per night per twin share (two rooms total)
  • $2000 spending money
When does the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 take place?
25 – 27 October 2019
What does the Repco Tool Kit prize include?
Prize includes a Repco Apprentice Tool Kit complete with tools valued at approximately $1,000 (If the apprentice already has the Tool Kit and does not want another one, they can convert the prize into a $1,000 Repco gift voucher.)
What does the AutoMate online training package include?
1 x 12 month license to AutoMate's "AutoMate Pro" program