Andrew Abood, who appears on 'Bondi Vet', studied Veterinary
Nursing at South Western Sydney Institute in 2013.
Also a professional swimmer, TAFE NSW's flexibility around his busy schedule
led to his success in nursing sick animals – and running puppy schools.
Originally from the Philippines,
Ito Rivera, came to Australia to study Early
Childhood Education and Care in 2014 at Illawarra Institute, which opened the doors to employment. He's now working
with a company he did work placement with.
Award-winning tradie, Victoria
Waring studied Painting and Decorating in 2008 at South Western Sydney
Institute. She now runs her own company, offering
opportunities to female apprentices in a male-dominated trade.
Carol Bagaric, business owner, studied Visual
Merchandising at Sydney Institute in 1999. Excited
by the creativity and practical hands-on aspects of visual merchandising, Carol
set up her own business in 2005.
Star Wars fan and gamer Chris
Ebeling studied Digital and Interactive Games at Sydney Institute in 2007. Now a freelance animator, he's worked on movies like
The Great Gatsby and Happy Feet, as well as developing his own projects in
gaming and TV.
Luke Madden studied Recreation (Fitness) at Sydney
Institute in 2001 and is now the principal osteopath and Director of
Miranda Health Centre. Luke credits the foundations
and background training he learnt at TAFE NSW for his success.
Possibly the only person in the world to compete in both the
Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie and the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, Dean began
his career by graduating in Commercial
Cookery in 1997 at Hunter TAFE.