Chris – Apprentice Painter and Decorator

Chris – Apprentice Painter and Decorator


[MUSIC]>>INTERVIEWER: Hi Chris, how’re you going?
>>CHRIS: Alright, yourself?>>Good, thanks.>>Can you tell me what qualification
you’re doing here at Melbourne Polytechnic?>>A Cert III in painting and decorating.>>Can you let me know what, or how did you
actually find your job with your current employer?>>Through Melbourne Polytechnic. After I did my pre-apprenticeship
they helped me find a job.>>Excellent. Do you think the pre-apprenticeship
helped in that regard?>>Oh yes.
>>So they put in a good word for you obviously?>>Yep, definitely.>>Good stuff. And on the job,
what are your everyday duties?>>Um… sanding, uh… …dusting.>>Yep.
>>Paint. That’s it.
>>Pretty much the lot?>>Yeah.
>>What year are you in at the moment?>>Second year.
>>Second year?>>Yeah.
>>So you passed all the cleaning stages?>>Yeah!
[LAUGHTER]>>And once you complete the apprenticeship,
where do you hope it’s going to take you?>>Um, my own business one day, hopefully.
>>Yeah. Great. Well that was it, Chris –
thankyou very much for doing the interview and good luck completing
the rest of your apprenticeship.>>No worries, thankyou. [MUSIC]


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