Birdon’s newest apprentice

Former Wauchope High School  student – Kitiara Porter – is Birdon’s newest Engineering Fabrication apprentice.

The 17-year-old has just signed up to a four year trade qualification which involves on the job experience at Birdon’s shipyard combined with study.

Kitiara joins four other young people to make up Birdon’s current contingent of five apprentices.

In the past 14 years Birdon has hosted more than 73 work placement students and taken on 21 apprentices.

2023 APPRENTICE + TRAINEE application

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For example, a physical limitation, a lifting restriction, colour blindness etc. Please note that if you have a certain degree of colour blindness this may impact your ability to obtain an electrical trade qualification/licence.

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