W120705 - Electrical tradesperson

Electrical tradesperson
Watters Electrical Pty Ltd

Established in 1957, this company has completed major projects all over the Goulburn Valley region. This is an excellent opportunity to get connected and work with qualified tradespeople to gain valuable, practical, real-world experience in the workplace. This employers does work in various areas of the industry such as; general electrical work (including residential & civil), solar, data and security, and industrial jobs. Students who show a strong interest in learning will get the most variety from this placement, so ask lots of questions and put your best foot forward!

Skills You Might Learn

Students can attain a broad range of skills while on work placement. These may include valuable general employability skills such as:
- Communication
- Teamwork
- Problem solving
- Initiative and enterprise
- Planning and organising
- Self-management
- Learning
- Technology

Students may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their studies such as:
- Hands-on practical experience
- Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals
- Working in real-life scenarios and environments
- Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation and business
- Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers/clients and suppliers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will generally work in the service department, attending other sites as required and taking on tasks in line with their skills and interests. Typical tasks and duties include, but are not limited to; assisting the qualified tradesperson with tasks on hand by gathering tools and materials, assisting with fault finding, and installation of electrical equipment. Depending on the company’s work at different times, placements can take place entirely at the Drummond Rd depot or students may have an opportunity to attend worksites across the region.

Student Requirements

No experience is necessary for this placement but a genuine interest in electrical, data or solar is a must. Good work ethic, initiative, communication and teamwork skills will help students get the most from this placement.

Dress Requirements

High visibility clothing, long sleeves and pants, safety boots are required.

Special Transport Requirements

Students must get themselves to the main business address each day.


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Positions: 4 Positions
ID Number: W120705
Location: Shepparton - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Students will attend regular work hours, which are 7:20am – 4:15pm
Added By: Goulburn Murray Local Learning & Employment Network


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