“I began my apprenticeship the day after my final VCE exam. I’ve always been fascinated with how things work and found that an apprenticeship in Fitting and Machining provided a good balance between mental challenges and hands-on work,” Ms Lethbridge says.
Swinburne’s other involvement in WorldSkills
Swinburne students also competed at WorldSkills 2016 in the advanced manufacturing and visual merchandising categories.
The advanced manufacturing students participated in a showcase that saw them develop a working robot that could retrieve boxes, based on colour.
WorldSkills Australia is the nation’s premier platform for showcasing trades and skills through regional and national competitions. This year’s National Competition saw more than 500 competitors aged 16-24 years from across the country competing across 60 skills.