Mining, Engineering & Transport Centre

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Name Brad Staples
Studied Mechanical Engineering Certificate I and 2
Faculty Civil & Mechanical Engineering
Career Profile Mechanical Engineering

Brad Staples says beginning mechanical engineering study at TAFE SA affirmed his interest in following a trade career path.

“I started with a Certificate I and 2 and thought to myself, ‘this is what I want to do.’”

Brad says he found the style of the teaching staff at TAFE SA particularly valuable.

“TAFE SA’s lecturers are great – they’re very helpful and thorough in the way they teach.”

“They are passionate about their jobs, which also inspires me, and makes studying at TAFE SA really enjoyable.”

For the last 12 months, Brad has been undertaking an apprenticeship as a Fitter and Turner, and continues to study at TAFE SA’s Mining, Engineering & Transport Centre regularly.

“I want to become the best tradesman I can in my chosen trade, and I believe this will happen with the help of TAFE SA.”