“I am now licensed to drive excavators, wheeled loaders, dump trucks, dozers and scrapers. Basically all machines except backhoe loaders. I despise them! I also have been taught how to read maps and maintain do simple repairs on the vehicles.”
“Growing up, I always knew I wanted to do something in the line of engineering. I started a city & guilds course in mechanical engineering which led on to getting a degree in manufacturing engineering. During the summers and weekends, I worked as a welder.”
“We shoot time lapses of the site from the same spot up on a hill every day. The builder and the architect work together solving problems and come up with new solutions bit by bit. In these moments the site is full of good vibes!”
Drylining City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma trainees are ensured a full time work offer at the end of the training. Women are encouraged to apply.
This Stone Festival at Sheep’s Head is the first one for the organisers and they have sold 116 out of 120 tickets. I’m excited about learning everything and anything….just experiencing different skills.
“I knew that going down this route meant that I was going to be faced with some challenges that might be potentially difficult to overcome. Namely, the major change of working outside on a site versus being in a classroom.”
“There’s something primal in the satisfaction of making. It connects to that part of us that yearns to be self-sufficient and also to the creative within us. Looking at a finished object that you’ve created is amazing.”
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“A great advantage of having a trade like electrics/ plumbing etc., is that generally that you can use your skills in other countries. I did a stint in the Caribbean for a while working on big yachts and their electrical systems. What’s not to like about that!”
“I found that I really enjoyed working with my hands rather than sitting in an office or a classroom for the day because I am the sort of girl that likes to keep on my feet and move around. “