Kirsty Hill – Project Officer, Schools to Work Transition Program
Kirsty is an accomplished leader and program manager with more than 30 years of experience in the apprenticeship, training, employment and education sectors.
Starting her career as an apprentice chef, she has held a diverse range of senior roles since, including in apprenticeship group training and apprenticeship business development with TAFE Queensland. She has also facilitated Federal Government contracts for apprentice and trainee employment and training.
Kirsty has previously spent more than 11 years in the Northern Territory mentoring and managing apprentices for Indigenous, diversity and not-for-profit groups, as well as recruiting apprentices and trainees for the NT Government.
With strong links to local industry and schools on the Fraser Coast, she is committed to educating students on the many apprenticeship and traineeship pathways available, and eager to create seamless and fulfilling career transitions.
Kirsty is a big believer in the power of apprenticeships and traineeships in leading to great careers for individuals, and to a more skilled and capable workforce on a wider scale.
With major projects in construction, manufacturing, engineering and health in the pipeline, she is passionate about supporting people to learn a trade, stay in the region and give back to their community.