New opportunities: Talison trainees Joel Wilson, Adelaide Gibbs, Imogen Mills and apprentice Reece Ralston with Talison Lithium General Manager Steve Green, Busy at Work Representative Adrian Bestwick and Talison Lithium Safety and Training Officer Tim Hingston. Photo: Debbie WalshTalison Lithium has selected five new trainees and an electrical apprentice to commence work in various departments at the mining operations in 2017.
The traineeships are for a 12 month period and the apprenticeship for four years.
Nineteen year old Joel Wilson from Balingup and 18 year old Adelaide Gibbs from North Greenbushes have been selected to complete the Laboratory traineeships.
Joel finished Year 12 TEE studies and completed a 12 month Sound Engineering Certificate at TAFE in 2016 before applying for the Laboratory traineeship at Talison Lithium.
He is interested in pursuing a career in science and in particular chemistry.
Adelaide Gibbs, aged 18 years, has just completed Year 12 at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School and is also wanting to pursue a career in science.
The Allied Health Trainee is 18 year old Imogen Mills from North Greenbushes.
Imogen was born and raised in Katanning and worked at Broome Hospital and more recently the Bridgetown Hospital.
She would like to pursue a career in occupational therapy.
Reece Ralson, aged 18, has been selected as the Electrical Apprentice and will start his four year apprenticeship soon.
Reece was born and raised in Bridgetown and after completing year 10 relocated to Manea College in Bunbury where he completed Year 11 and 12.
During his two years at Manea he completed a Certificate II in Sport and Recreation and a Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety.
Elle Lovett from Greenbushes is the new Work Place Health and Safety/ Business Administration trainee and the new Stores/SupplyTrainee is Sophie Thomson from Balingup.
Talison has provided traineeships for youth for the past five years.
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