Apprenticeships Queensland – Engineering Apprentice of the Year 2017
Harrison Dixon-Ward is one of our Apprentice Aircraft Technicians and the winner of his nominated category, Queensland Engineering Apprentice at the Apprenticeships Queensland, Apprentice of the Year Awards for 2017.
Harrison developed a passion for working on engines during his high school years at St Edmonds, where he repaired motor vehicle, motorbike and mower engines.
He sought out TAE Aerospace as a preferred employer and began work experience here during his schooling in Years 11 and 12.
After completing Year 12 Harrison worked at Aviation Australia for eight months to complete the theory requirement of his Certificate IV in Aeronautical Skills. He then applied and was successful in obtaining an apprenticeship with us.
Harrison was nominated for his professional and courteous attitude and willingness to apply himself across multiple programs within TAE Aerospace, inclusive of Turbofans, AGT1500 and AVB.
In his personal time, Harrison is an avid hockey player and enjoys dirt bike riding.