Posts Tagged ‘Electrical’

Emma McDonald

Emma McDonald

Trade – Electrician and open licensed Communications technician Age I entered the trade I started my apprenticeship at 33 years old! When I left school, it was still quite hard for females to get in to non traditional roles, especially in Kalgoorlie, where I grew up. After I graduated I applied for every trade I…

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Nancy Crevier

Trade – Electrical Age you entered trade and how? I was 28 when I started the school program, and I got my first job at 30. I was the only girl in the whole program of about 80 students. What attracted you to your trade? I knew I wanted to do some kind of construction…

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Malinda Street

Trade – Electrician (industrial) – Operator Maintainer Age you entered your trade and how; After repeating year 12 to gain entry into the Navy for a specific position, I found the position to be filled for that year with my marks not competitive enough even though I had not sat exams yet (I would have…

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Georgia Hunt

Trade – Electrician Age you entered trade and how. I started at 20. I always wanted to do something challenging and outside the box. After a few years off when finishing school and taking life not to seriously I began to pester my dad again for work since he wouldn’t let me leave school in…

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Danielle Barnes

Trade – Electrician I took all the academic HSC subjects, only to become very disillusioned with the idea of further full-time study, and had met my husband early on in life, and was not keen on relocating to study what I thought I wanted to do. So, instead of studying veterinary science, I thought about…

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Billie Smith

Trade – A Grade Electrician Age you entered trade and how. Commenced at age 17 in Jan 1990 – As first female apprentice at Australian Paper Manufacturers (APM – Maryvale Mill). What attracted you to your trade? I’m one of 4 girls and having grown up on a farm. Dad was all about teaching us…

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Courtney Nelson

Trade – Powerline Worker Age you entered your trade and how I was 24 when I applied for a job as a Powerline Worker Apprentice for Essential Energy. I registered during the apprentice recruitment of 2011. There were two positions open in the depot I wanted to get placement in and there were over 2500…

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Margeaux Janenko

TRADE: ELECTRICIAN Age you entered trade and how I started my apprenticeship when I was 19. I had worked and travelled for 2 years after I finished school… and after giving uni a test run, I just knew this was not the correct pathway for me. I applied for the Pre-vocational (career start) Certificate 2…

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