Kyezaya Namai-Sabatino

Certificate II in Engineering

RTO: TAFE Queensland

School: Western Cape College Weipa

Employer: MRAEL

Host Employer: Rio Tinto Weipa

Kyezaya completed a Certificate II in Engineering as a MRAEL School-based Trainee at Rio Tinto in Weipa, Queensland. Hosted with their diesel fitting team at the Andoom Heavy Equipment Workshop, Kyezaya has found working with heavy machinery fascinating. 

In addition to undertaking his vocational pathway, Kyezaya was the School Vice-Captain and Sports Captain at his school and also involved in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aspirations program, where he was a state finalist in 2022. Kyezaya’s strong work ethic has seen him learn many of the elements of his trade, and his course has affirmed his desire to become a tradesperson in the future.