Tag Archives: Good with your Hands

Fashion Designer

Fashion Designer

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Robyn (29) always wanted to be a wedding dress designer. She explains the process of designing a dress for a bride and how her business works. For contrast she also designs … Take me to the video

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Artist

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Tristan describes his life as an artist and talks about the different income streams open to artists. Take me to the video

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Packaging Designer

Packaging Designer

Not a member but want to watch this interview? Jo (aged 25) enjoyed Design Technology at school and went on to study Product Design at university.  She works for a large manufacturing organisation designing the boxes that products are stored … Take me to the video

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Conservation Officer

Conservation Officer (Assistant)

Louise (aged 25) describes the roles of restorers and conservators working on the collections at The Discovery Museum and talks about the need for good chemistry and physics for conservation work plus plenty of patience. She also talks about her … Take me to the video

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Interactive Media Producer

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Helen (27) is a freelance producer whose work includes film, animations, pervasive games and immersive theatrical events. Projects range from producing sensory boxes and dioramas for National Trusts’ geodesic dome at Glastonbury, stage-managing a circus at the Shambala Festival and … Take me to the video

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Engineer – Apprentice Fitter

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Joe (18) is an apprentice based at the workshops of a quarry and attending college one day a week.  During his first year he learned the basics of engineering and he is now studying mechanical skills.   Some of the repair … Take me to the video

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Dental Hygienist (Trainee)

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Shona (27) is a qualified dental nurse and radiographer.  She is half-way through a two-year Dental Hygiene Diploma course and is enjoying the break from work to gain new skills.    Bursaries are sometimes available but getting a place on the … Take me to the video

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Estates Officer (Property Maintenance)

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Matt (23) left school after GCSEs and did a mechanical apprenticeship that covered heating and plumbing systems.  He has worked in the estates department of a large hospital for seven years and been promoted to an office position.  He sometimes … Take me to the video

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Fitter (Mobile Plant)

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James (27) trained as an agricultural engineer and then joined Aggregate where he works in the team that takes care of the mobile plant (vehicles) at the quarry.   Most of the time he works indoors though sometimes serious breakdowns have … Take me to the video

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Fitter (Fixed Plant)

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Ben (22) works in a quarry and has completed his apprenticeship.  He checks and repairs all the Fixed Plant, eg. loading shovels, dumpers.   He enjoys working outside and the physical aspects of the job.  At school he was good at … Take me to the video

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