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Scholarship for Kangan student

01 Nov 2018

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Amber Gabelich, apprentice vehicle spray painter at the Kangan Institute in Docklands, has won an $8000 scholarship to study in the United States.

The 21-year-old is currently completing the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology at Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence. She plans to complete work experience at a custom body shop in the United States to pursue her passion in custom vehicle painting.

“I’m stoked to have this opportunity to travel overseas and partake in training I would not otherwise have a chance to,” she said.

“Custom painting is a much bigger industry in the United States so there’s a lot to learn and experience.”

She is one of 15 recipients selected by a panel to receive the BBM Skilled Futures Scholarship – a joint initiative by WorldSkills Australia and BBM Youth Support to offer medallists an opportunity to travel abroad and undertake work experience.

Kangan Institute CEO Trevor Schwenke congratulated Ms Gabelich on her scholarship and wished her well on her upcoming work experience.

“We’re so proud of Amber Gabelich for attaining the BBM Skilled Futures scholarship. It’s a fantastic achievement and a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and experiences to benefit her future,” Mr Schwenke said.

“Apprentices like Amber prove that pursuing TAFE training and a trade career can lead to incredible experiences outside of typical classroom and workplace training environments.”

Ms Gabelich won bronze at the 2018 WorldSkills National Championships in June.

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