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Video IConnect Electrician supports Agribusiness in Tasmania

TLF ID M019598

This is a short clip in which electrical contractor, Luke, describes his job working as an electrician specialising in agricultural irrigation. Luke describes his path to his current job, beginning with an apprenticeship in the family business, and also explains what he enjoys about his job and the benefits of working in the agricultural sector. This clip includes footage of Luke on site working on a farm irrigation system.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is relevant to the Work Studies curriculum in year 9 specifically to the content description about entrepreneurial behaviours and opportunities in local regions. It is also relevant for learning about the importance of recognising personal talents and interests, and how these may help determine career decisions and life design.
  • This resource is of some value for Economics and Business curriculum due to its relevance to content descriptions in year 7. It is valuable for exploring types of work and businesses and why a person chooses a certain type of work, such as the small business, established by Luke in the clip, that enables him to work in an outdoors environment. It is also valuable for learning about the characteristics of a young entrepreneur including the initiative and innovation demonstrated by Luke.
Year level

7; 8; 9

Learning area
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Economics and business

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: AgriFood Skills Australia
  • Organization: AgriFood Skills Australia
  • URL: http://www.agrifoodskills.net.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: AgriFood Skills Australia
  • Organization: AgriFood Skills Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.agrifoodskills.net.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
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Learning Resource Type
  • Video
Rights
  • © AgriFood Skills Australia 2015. Except where indicated otherwise, this material may be used in accordance with the Standard YouTube License at http://www.youtube.com/t/terms.