PAP117: From Panelbeater to TAFE Teacher, Cameron Killen shares his story
This week’s key takeaway: From Panelbeater to TAFE Teacher, Cameron Killen shares his story Episode intro: Do you ever wonder why it’s so difficult to find apprentices and keep hold of them? In the show this week, we’ve got a brilliant first-hand insight from a recent apprentice, Cameron Killen. Cameron started at Killen’s Collision Repairs in Armadale, but is now at the other side of the fence as a TAFE teacher, inspiring the next generation. Find out how Cameron and TAFE is future-proofing the industry by moulding the apprentices of tomorrow, and what you need to do as a business to make sure you get the best talent on board. In this week’s episode you will learn: -How to motivate apprentices in your workplace -Why an apprentice might lose motivation -How Cameron got involved with TAFE -How TAFE can help repair shops find the best people -How to change the narrative surrounding collision repair -The level of engagement with TAFE courses -The work of the ACIA -Why repairers need to prioritise a healthy environment Show links: ** Killen’s Smash Repairs: https://www.killenssmash.com.au/ ** Find Cameron on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameron-killen-4b2221159/?originalSubdomain=au ** Do you have something unique you want to share with us? Contact Paint & Panel editor Sam Street at: firstname.lastname@example.org ** Go to www.paintandpanel.com.au to sign up for our weekly E-newsletter ** Go to www.paintandpanel.com.au/podcast to catch up on past shows and access show notes from every episode.