Posts By: Anna

John decided to follow his passion for working outdoors, after a long career in retail. He wanted to achieve a higher level of education, as well as being able to study and work simultaneously. As a mature-age apprentice with previous workplace and customer service experience, John brought leadership and conflict resolution skills to his apprenticeship…. Read more

Katharine loves the environment and working outdoors, so she decided on a traineeship in arboriculture. She was the first female trainee hired in her place of work, Maroondah City Council. Katharine has been able to overcome experiences with members of the public, who, at times, view her as being incompetent because she is a woman…. Read more

Jack has wanted to become a builder his whole life and was determined to land an apprenticeship. Leaving school after Year 10, he found an apprenticeship in carpentry since he enjoyed woodwork in school. Unfortunately, Jack missed out on the opportunity to learn alongside a qualified builder as his employer was not readily available to… Read more

Nathan has learnt valuable skills, including how to work effectively as a team and prioritising safety within his workplace. He has invested time to learn the Work Health and Safety legislation and how that, along with other skills such as First Aid, can be applied to his role. Nathan is very proactive and champions safety… Read more

Katharine loves the environment and working outdoors, so she decided on a traineeship in arboriculture. She was the first female trainee hired in her place of work, Maroondah City Council. Katharine has been able to overcome experiences with members of the public, who, at times, view her as being incompetent because she is a woman…. Read more