Apprentice Enquiry

Vaughan from Wainuiomata


• 21 years of age
• NCEA 1
• Currently working installing heat pumps and HVAC systems (3 months)
• Recently made redundant from Downers where he worked as a cable layer (15 months)
• This role included trenching & earthworks, removing & installing power poles, installation of electrical cables & lines
• Cables were laid next to water & gas pipes so had to work around plumbers and their plans
• Plumbing recommended to him by family members and friends who are in the trade
• Other employment includes spray painting and welding
• Described his greatest strengths as working hard, following instructions and keen
to give anything a go
• Full drivers licence. Numerous electrical health & safety unit standards
• Hobbies include 4 wheeled driving, rugby, hunting & kick boxing