Female apprentices nail carpentry trade
Young women are nailing the building trade, with TAFE NSW Tamworth welcoming its largest contingent of first year female carpentry apprentices in many years. Choosing a flexible approach to training, student Bek Boschma is even combining her apprenticeship with tackling tough subjects like physics and extension maths while she completes her HSC.
TAFE NSW student puts the pedal to the metal
TAFE NSW Cobar and former Cobar High School student, Brennah Aumua, has proven she’s not afraid to get her hands dirty in a predominately male industry. After completing a Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation at TAFE NSW, Brennah has recently commenced an apprenticeship at S.C Auto Electrical.
Esther outclasses her career at TAFE NSW
TAFE NSW Bathurst graduate, Esther Werner, is proof of the changing perceptions of the wool industry. After studying a Certificate IV in Wool Classing, Esther has made the move to the New England area to work as a superfine wool handler for RP Layton Shearing Contractors.