Carolyn a Upholsterer

Carolyn is an Upholsterer by trade. Upholstery is┬áthe work of providing furniture, such as seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers. After completing her trade Carolyn studied at night school to become a teacher. Using the skills Carolyn learnt during her apprenticeship and full time role as…

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Marie a Safety Business Partner

Marie began her career as an electrical fitter mechanic and then moved on to pursue a career in safety. Marie’s story is proof that an apprenticeship is only a stepping stone towards a wide range of opportunities. 35sec Intro 1.03min Marie explains what drew her to a career in electrical….

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Jackie a Scrap Metal Business Owner

This podcast features Jackie from Scrap Soloutions Scrap Metal Recycling in Geelong. Jackies shares her tips on running a business and reccomends fantastic resources to assist you with your business and career. Jackie is an advocate for sustainability and features in a pulse radio station show called “The Sustainable Hour”…

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Marlene a career and business influencer

Marlene is an international award-winning resume writing, she has won three Toast of Resume Industry (TORI) Awards, leading on to being the 2nd highest contributor of samples in the latest Resume for Dummies. Currently serving on the 2018 WinRSA/WIMnetSA (Women in Mining/Women in Resources) Mentoring Program committee, she is also…

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Rochelle a Industrial Electrician

We talk to Rochelle an industrial sparky, an apprenticeship ambassador and VetAlumni. Rochelle has had a flourishing career and shares her journey Break down of the shows: 32sec Rochelle Intro 42sec the difference between an industrial electrician and a domestic electrician 1.15min How Rochelle got into the industry 2.02min Rochelle…

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Michelle a Architect

Michelle studied interior design at TAFE before pursuing a career in architecture. This podcast is all about Michelle’s journey and what a career in architecture could look like for you. Break down of the show: 30sec Intro 40sec How long Michelle has worked in Architecture 51sec Why Michelle pursued a…

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Jillian owner of Braeside Automotive

Jillian owns and operates an automotive workshop called Braeside Automotive. Jillian took a chance on purchasing the automotive workshop two years ago. With a background in online marketing and a daughter who had just begun her mechanics apprenticeship, Jillian dived into the automotive industry. This interview shares her journey and…

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Cambodia Skills Exchange 2018

In 2018, Ten tradeswomen from Geelong Women in Trades travelled to Cambodia to build a house for a poor rural family. The women consisted of apprentices and qualified tradeswomen from carpentry, painting, civil construction, cabinet making, automotive and electrical. This podcast captures what the trip is about and how you…

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