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The real key to success as an apprentice? The right attitude, says Serena Smith, second-year Electrical Apprentice with Powerlink!

As Powerlink open applications for their 2024 Apprentice Programs, Serena joins us in our latest employee interview to share her career journey. Hear how an apprenticeship with Powerlink has helped set her on the path to success – and how it could do the same for you!

Hear from Serena as she shares:

  • More about who Powerlink are, what they do and the services they offer.
  • How Serena started as an apprentice, and what her future career pathway looks like with Powerlink as a fully qualified electrician.
  • What the rotation program looks like for apprentices with Powerlink and how this helps you explore your strengths.
  • The different types of roles and responsibilities Serena has as a second-year apprentice and what a typical work day might look like.
  • Why the positive team culture and collaborative work environment create a great place to work (with high retention and long-term growth!)
  • How Powerlink is working to dispel myths about womens’ placein the energy sector and how Serena feels fully supported as a young professional.
  • Why Serena loves the opportunity for ongoing learning and development, even beyond her apprenticeship!

Serena also shares her thoughts on the energy industry’s future and how sustainability will be a massive focus as more and more people prioritise renewable energy sources!

Give our full chat with Serena a listen for some solid advice and career motivation!

Find Out More & Apply

Powerlink is a leading Australian provider of high-voltage electricity transmission network services, providing electricity to more than five million Queenslanders and 238,000 businesses.

Powerlink is invested in developing the future leaders and specialists of the energy industry – and their 2024 apprenticeship applications are now open!

If you like being hands on and have an interest in Queensland’s energy future, an Electrical Apprenticeship with Powerlink is the spark you’re looking for to switch on your career.

Head to their exclusive Explore Careers profile to learn more and apply for a Powerlink apprenticeship today.

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