Drawing board leads construction challenge

With two grandfathers and a father who are carpenters, skill with timber is in Timothy Jacobs’ blood. The Year 11 Construction student at Patrician Brothers’ College Fairfield placed first in the Catholic Inter-school WorldSkills Construction Challenge held at LaSalle Catholic College Bankstown’s Saint Yon Trade Training Centre on August 28. Participants were asked to construct a drawing board and T-square…

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Wilhelm named ‘Apprentice of the Year’

An apprenticeship at one of Sydney’s best seafood restaurants has fuelled Wilhelm Gabut’s dream to become an executive chef. The Year 12 student at LaSalle Catholic College Bankstown’s Saint Yon Trade Training Centre has worked at Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Glebe for the past year, shucking oysters and plating meals on Friday nights and Sundays. These are the restaurant’s…

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