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24 June, 2022

Abbie makes central west apprenticeship history

Abbie Mills has made Gilgandra proud by being the first person in the central west to complete a schoolbased apprenticeship in hairdressing.

By Emily Middleton

Miss Mills, who works at Hair and Beauty for You, completed her certificate III in hairdressing earlier this year however, her first two years of the three-year course were completed during high school years 11 and 12.

“It has been a dream of mine to be a hairdresser, ever since I was little,” said Miss Mills.

“I wasn’t quite ready to leave school, so I decided to do the apprenticeship school-based.

“I was trained in foiling, haircuts; I can do everything now.”

 Miss Mills is proud of her achievements and is excited to see what happens next.

“I’m not sure what I want to do yet. I love it here, I love the clients. I haven’t decided what the next goal is,” she said.

Miss Mills has been working at Hair and Beauty for You for well over two years now.

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