The Northern Echo: Shawn DunningName: Shawn Dunning
Age: 17
Lives: Bishop Auckland
Looking for work in: Engineering

Qualifications

Nine GCSES, A to C, including maths, English and science. Working towards an NVQ in mechanical electrical engineering at South West Durham Training.

About

"MY dad and uncle both work in the industry, which is how I became interested. I liked the sound of it because it is hands-on, " said Shawn.

"It is problem-solving and practical, which I enjoy.

"I would be a good employee because I enjoy the work, and I have excellent time-keeping.

"I am enthusiastic, with good communication skills. If I'm not sure about something, I will speak up.

"I am good at working in a team - I play cricket for Willington, so I have developed this skill well. I am also good at working independently.

"I am a very hands-on and practical person - I often help my dad around the house with DIY and enjoy problem-solving.

"I had 100 per cent attendance all the way through five years of secondary school, which gives a good indication of my level of commitment to my education and work, as well as my health.

"I would really just like a chance to show an employer what I can do."

For more details or to contact Shawn email echobusiness@nne.co.uk

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