VIDEO: Graphic on screen: Brenton Hands Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Kangan Institute VACC/Puffing Billy Railway
Brenton stands on railway track site.
AUDIO: My name is Brenton. I’m twenty-two years old and I’m doing an apprenticeship in heavy vehicle agricultural mechanics at Puffing Billy Railway.
Graphic on screen title: Name: Brenton Hands
Apprenticeship: Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical
Technology- Automotive mechanical agriculture
TAFE/Training Provider: Kangan Institute
Employer: VACC/Puffing Billy Railway
VIDEO: Close-up on different parts of train. Close up of Brenton sitting on the train.
AUDIO: I’m involved with the day to day running of the Puffing Billy railway. I help to maintain their tractors and trucks and fleet of vehicles.
VIDEO: Brenton giving instructions.
AUDIO: At the end of high school I was looking for a job so I applied to become a heavy vehicle diesel mechanic.
VIDEO: (Simultaneously with Brenton speaking) Brenton receives instructions and is learning.
AUDIO: I wasn’t interested in going to university and sitting in a classroom for another four or five years or six years. I wanted to get out into the workforce and I wanted a job where I could use my hands.
VIDEO: Brenton uses blow torch.
AUDIO: I love being able to work on machinery that I’m interested in, so for me having a childhood love of trains and being able to work on trains everyday of the week is a dream job.
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