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Podcast: Shaping the Future for Women in Trades

Podcast Shaping the Future for Women in Trades

Qualified Fitter and Turner, Teah Olsen, shares her apprenticeship experience as a woman in trade in this bonus episode of the WITS About Us Podcast.

Welcome to episode 7 of the WITS About Us Podcast, brought to you by MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees.

Join us on an exciting journey as we spotlight remarkable women in the trades industry. This podcast series features interviews with industry experts, female apprentices, and trade career coaches, offering invaluable advice on pursuing a successful trade career.

In this bonus episode, we talk with Teah Olsen who's made significant strides for women in trades. She's a qualified Fitter and Turner, former MIGAS apprentice, Women in Trades MiScholarship winner, a finalist in the WorldSkills National Championship Australia, part of the 2024 Youth Employment Youth Advisory Group (DEWR), and a MIGAS WITS Ambassador.

Hosted by Stacey Wallace, General Manager of MiTraining, Teah shares her remarkable work in the trades industry, born from her journey to overcome adversity.

Get ready for fresh perspectives, real-life experiences, and captivating stories about starting a career in the Australian trades industry. Whether you're interested in electrical, mechanical, or engineering apprenticeships like mechanical fitting, this podcast covers it all.

Access more information, updates, and resources about the WITS About Us Podcast. Remember to subscribe on your favourite podcast platforms, such as Apple, Spotify, Google, and YouTube and join us in celebrating the achievements of women in trades while inspiring others to pursue their dreams in the industry.

Watch the podcast recording below.

WITS About Us Podcast: Episode 7

About the Podcast

This project is funded under the grant program by Trade Pathways Program - Training Services NSW.

Find an Apprenticeship with MIGAS

If you want to become a tradie, such as a fitter and turner like Teah, get started with a MIGAS apprenticeship. We can match you with your ideal host company and trade apprenticeship, and will be there to support you until you’re fully qualified.

To find an apprenticeship with MIGAS, visit our Jobs Board.


Published 08/03/2024

In the spirit of reconciliation, MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and emerging, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.