After doing work experience with different trades during high school, I knew when I finished I wanted to become an electrician. When I completed my HSC in 2013 I started searching for an electrical apprenticeship within the Southern Highlands. Not knowing how hard this would actually be, after applying to countless electricians, I ended up spending the year bouncing around several jobs I didn’t particularly like. 1300apprentice found me an opportunity for an apprenticeship using the Hume Coal Apprenticeship Program funding with one of the most reputable electrical businesses in the area. This wouldn’t of been possible without the funding from The Hume Coal. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to be selected by Hume Coal and 1300apprentice as it was the perfect way to kick-start my apprenticeship.