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Ben Houghton, Electrical Trades

Student Ben Houghton

Ben excelled in his career at the highest level by winning a Gold medal and 'Best of Nation' gaining the highest score of all Australians across all competitions at the WorldSkills competition in London in 2011. He also completed his Electrical Trade apprenticeship in December 2011 and is now a Qualified Electrical Supervisor.

"Going to TAFE is the best way – it opens so many doors and possibilities," Ben said. "The training that TAFE has provided has given me the confidence and credibility to seek opportunities not only at a national level, but internationally as well."

Ben is a valued team member at AKE Electrical and Data in Dubbo. He hopes to build on his knowledge and skills, develop his and eventually study electrical engineering at university.

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