ARCie Graduate 2017

Qualification: Certificate III in Business

Currently: Portfolio Manager at Westpac Institutional Bank

How did you find out about your Traineeship?

I  applied online through a job site.

What have you learnt? What do you know now that you didn’t know before completing your Traineeship?

I have learnt that there are more aspects to a business than I would’ve ever thought possible.

Do you have any highlights/favourite things about doing your Traineeship?

The people I have met and the friends I have made. Plus an awesome job which is an opening to greater things.

What have you achieved for yourself or the host employer during your Traineeship?

A full-time position, a completed qualification, working in a huge city and learning how to be more independent and mature.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited your career?

It has opened up many opportunities within my current business, which is something I only could of dreamed of previously.

How do you think your Traineeship has benefited you personally?

It has allowed me to become more confident and independent. It has also provided me with an insight to how a huge business operates.

Is there anything you didn’t like or that you believe should be improved with the Traineeship process? 


What do you think of having a host employer and working full time as part of the qualification process?

It was great. It provides you with more security whilst completing your Traineeship.

Is there anyone you would like to thank? Please explain why. 

I would like to thank all the wonderful people at ARC for all their help and support. Also thank you to my new friends/colleagues at Westpac for brightening up my day and putting up with my loudness. But most of all I would like to thank my beautiful partner, I wouldn’t have been able to this without him by my side every day.