Apprentice Enquiry


Jakob from Wellington

• 17 years of age
• NCEA 1, Level 2 Trades academy certificate
• Currently works as a casual construction labourer and helps out on a dairy farm
• Has been offered a building apprenticeship but plumbing is the career for him
• 5 weeks plumbing experience via Gateway whilst at college. Started Level 3 Plumbing trade course but would prefer to get full time employment
• Describes his greatest strength as his work ethic and ability to get on with people
• Learner’s driving licence (Can get Restricted in December) Site Safe card, First Aid certificate
• Hobbies include playing rugby
• For his age, Jakob presented himself as a mature young man who knows what he wants in his early life