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Started doing work experience

Discussion in 'Education and Employment' started by LonelyAutisticPerson, Dec 5, 2018.

  1. LonelyAutisticPerson

    LonelyAutisticPerson Active Member

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    Hi all,
    I've started doing work experience for a landscaping and property services company on Auckland's North Shore called Big Mals.

    How I got the opportunity is because I found my old classmate from primary school on Facebook so I messaged her then a a couple of weeks later I met up with her at a local cafe and said I wanted to be an Arborist.

    So she talked to her dad who works for Big Mals and he talked to Mal himself then I got a message from her saying I'd been offered work experience with the possibility of a paid job.

    So I've been doing work experience for just over a month and so far I love it because I get to work with all sorts of heavy machinery and equipment including wood chippers,mini-diggers and ride on mowers.

    On my first day Mal showed up to the job site and handed me a box full of safety gear and two Big Mals shirts and a fleecy I even got invited to their annual Christmas function on Waiheke Island where we'll be doing archery and clay pigeon shooting followed by a bbq back at the workshop.
     
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  2. Tom

    Tom Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good. Just be sure to always use the safety gear and don't let yourself become distracted when operating machinery. Do it carefully every time and you should do OK.
     
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