The future looks bright for Skillinvest apprentice, Thomas (Tom) Hamilton who has now won two prestigious awards for his dedication and outstanding achievements in completing his Certificate III in Horticulture (Parks & Gardens) apprenticeship.
Young people in the Frankston area will have the chance to start their journey to a successful career, thanks to a new Multi-industry Pre-apprenticeship Program being run by Skillinvest in partnership with local community organisaton, the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
Interest from young people in joining the Agricultural industry appears to be increasing, after Longerenong College (Longy) experienced it’s biggest intake of students enrolled in the Certificate III and IV courses in more than 15 years!
Claire Voigt, aged 20 from Horsham, has always dreamed of working as a mechanic in the agricultural industry. After years of watching and helping her father, Greg Voigt a local mechanic, she never imagined that finding a job would be as difficult as it was.