Ep. 4 | The Business Developer


The Business Developer


Rachel thought going to uni seemed like the way to go. But after discovering she could mesh her love for engineering with her love of aviation at TAFE, she switched gears.

After working for 8 years as an aircraft maintenance engineer at Qantas, her skills and expertise in this area then enabled her to move into different areas of the industry. Now Rachel helps recruit the next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers.

The How I Got The Job series shows young Australians talking about how Vocational Education and Training (VET) helped them to find direction and achieve success in a field they’re passionate about. There are a lot of misconceptions about VET. Yet, through this series we learnt these pathways help build real skills for real careers and open up a variety of employment opportunities across lots of different industries.


FYA partnered with the Federal Department of Education and Training to highlight the real stories behind young Australians navigating the world of work, especially those taking up Vocational Education and Training (VET) pathways. The series shows just some of the many different options out there.

Want to build real skills for real careers?

There are lots of opportunities out there for people taking up VET pathways. The My Skills website gives you everything you need to know about different options available, including courses, apprenticeships and traineeships.