Mitch Rigney’s Vocation Education and Training (VET) journey is a success story proving that with passion and hard work, anything is possible.
When he is not working at Solid Gold Diamonds, Mitch is seen creating beautiful jewellery for family members at his home welding station. His great love for the trait has ignited his desire to learn many skills that helps him in his work today, including iron cutting, welding, forging, installation of iron gate fence panels and jewellery manufacturing and casting processes.
Mitch regards his VET experience an important part of his preparation towards persuing his chosen profession and through choosing VET, have improved his academic results.
Competing in the World Skills Competition in 2022 and 2023 has given Mitch a newfound confidence, network and further opportunities that will help in his ongoing growth.
Wishing Mitch all the best in his endeavours!