Kōrero: Apprenticeships and trade training

Woman automotive apprentice

Woman automotive apprentice

Jodie Kiss, aged 19, was halfway through her automotive apprenticeship at Honda on Auckland’s North Shore in 2009. She was the only female apprentice in her workshop and felt that being a qualified car mechanic would be a great job. Her supervisor, Paul Longdill, agreed. ‘The automotive industry is now quite a thinking job, and women make very good tradespeople.’

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Jeremy Baker, 'Apprenticeships and trade training - Apprentices become trainees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23790/woman-automotive-apprentice (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Jeremy Baker, published 11 Mar 2010