Careers Update

Nov 30th 2018

Certificate II - Aircraft Line Maintenance

 

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A big thanks to Mr Rob Hyland from Bundaberg Aviation, in partnership with Skills Compliance, to have four Year 10 students completing Cert II courses in Aircraft Line Maintenance.

Harry was kind enough to report on the year at the Airport.

In our course, we had the opportunity to participate in all kinds of aspects of the aviation industry at the Bundaberg Regional Airport. Every Wednesday Joel Johnston (absent), Alistair Wilson, Jack Hickey and I would get bussed from school to the Air Queensland building where we would complete our online work sessions or do our practical hands-on work. The online sessions sometimes could get tedious but were definitely very easy and we received lots of help in class and at home from the Skills Compliance team.

The practical lessons and the excursions around the airport were the best part of the course. We we fortunate enough to work on light aircraft, from the landing gear to the avionics in the cockpit. We also got lots of opportunities to visit aviation companies and different sections of a working airport. Some of these places were the Jabiru manufacturing facility and the Life Flight Team and their new Helicopter.

Overall the course was very interesting and we learned lots from it. Furthermore, we earned 4 points towards our QCE. We look forward to expanding our knowledge in the Cert III Drone Licence Course in 2019. Please speak with me if you’re considering this great initiative.

Kind regards

Harry Reynolds

 

Iglu Scholarships to Isaac Nasso and Madeline Browne

 

 
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Congratulations to two of our graduating Year 12 students, Isaac and Madeline who topped off an excellent year with accommodation scholarships at Iglu in Brisbane.

I’d like to take this opportunity to personally and publicly thank Dr Dean Preddy from Iglu who flew to Bundaberg to present these exciting awards to our very worthy recipients.

Iglu is all about offering students awesome facilities in fantastic locations conveniently located to major universities and colleges in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Isaac has a applied for a double degree in Mathematics and Science at QUT and Madeline has opted for the Bachelor of Education, majoring in Ancient History and Music.

The St Luke’s community are proud of their achievements and wish them well in their future endeavours.

Kane Kersnovske

Director of Academic Welfare and Careers

 

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