Lucaan eyes trade as a mechanical fitter

Lucaan eyes trade as a mechanical fitter

He is already getting hands-on experience by working on small projects. “We have been involved in test projects to see at what level our basic skills are at,” Mr Cooper said.

“My favourite task has been utilising the machinery. I hope to become a mechanical fitter and be the first in my family to complete a trade.”

Mr Cooper is one of more than 20 apprentices to join Alcoa’s WA operations as an apprentice in 2016.