Millie a Plumbing Apprentice

Millie is a plumbing apprentice from regional Victoria. In her second year of plumbing, Millie is really enjoying her apprenticeship one that can lead to many different career opportunities. Millie’s apprenticeship has provided her with fantastic opportunities such as buying a house and travel. Listen to Millie’s story to find out more about the plumbing industry.
Break down of the show:

35sec Intro
44sec Millie explains her career
1.15min How Millie got into the industry
3.46min The different Plumbing types and how you can pursue them
4.29min A day in Millie’s shoes
6.35min Millie spends a lot of time working away from home
7.38min What Millie has planned for her career
8.36min The support of family and friends
9.25min Where Millie gets her inspiration
10.06min The unexpected benefits to a career in plumbing
11.19min Advice for someone considering a similar career pathway
11.55min Hero Moments
13.15min Other women Millie has met in the industry
13.30min The Tradeswomen Australia Cubby Building Contest
14.32min How to get in touch with Millie

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