Variety of work and location a highlight of the job: Kylie Godden

Kylie Godden (middle) focuses on connecting employers and rising talents in regional Western Australia.

ASA’s Kylie Godden focuses on connecting employers and rising talents in regional Western Australia. Through her role as a Regional Senior Industry Training Consultant, based in Bunbury, she showcases the power of possibility through apprenticeship and traineeship pathways.

Here, Kylie tells us about her work, favourite aspects of her job that keep her engaged and her top recommendations for a Bunbury visit.

What inspired you to join ASA?

I wanted to make a difference, I loved the idea that I would be out and about connecting and supporting apprentices and employers. Having the opportunity to meet new people every day was and still is one of my biggest highlights.

Can you tell us more about your role?

I work with a team throughout regional WA, connecting and providing support to businesses, apprentices and trainees from start to finish. My role requires me to travel to workplaces to complete the signing of training contracts, to check in with employers and apprentices, and to provide mentoring support to them when needed.

Describe your favorite aspects of your job in three words and tell us why.

Different – No two days are ever the same – I love that every day is different, working with different people in different places and enjoying different experiences.

Travel – There are so many amazing places I can visit and scenic drives during work is my favourite part by far.

Supportive – I love that my role supports apprentices and trainees to achieve a successful future.

Biggest lesson you’ve learned in your ASA journey?

Communication is the biggest key to successful relationships with apprentices and employers.

Three things you recommend people do when visiting Bunbury?

  • Walk down Victoria Street checking out all the shops.
  • Visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre.
  • Shop at the Bunbury Farmers Markets
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