Willetton intern powering towards engineering career


Sanket Wankhede with Minister for Energy Mike Nahan and Horizon Power’s Frank Tudor.
Sanket Wankhede with Minister for Energy Mike Nahan and Horizon Power’s Frank Tudor.

WILLETTON’S Sanket Wankhede is among the first graduate engineers to participate in an innovative training program at Horizon Power.

The Graduates@CCI Power Engineering Training Program gives graduates extensive exposure to various engineering career pathways, allowing them to develop broad skills in all aspects of power engineering including design, generation, distribution and retail.

Horizon Power is collaborating with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia and Engineers Australia to deliver the industry first training program for graduate engineers.

Mr Wankhede said he was grateful for the opportunity to develop a range of professional and technical skills in the power industry, which would enhance his career prospects.

“I have already gained a valuable insight into the industry and the support I have received from Horizon Power has been amazing,” he said.

WA Engineers Australia general manager Susan Kreemer Pickford said the program expedited transition of graduates into the workforce and assisted them in developing key competencies required to achieve chartered status.

“The program is an important part of our work in nurturing the next generation of innovative engineers and reinforcing the integrity of the profession,” she said.