Blair Falconer - Video Profile

  • National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Advanced Trade) (Level 5)

In his busy position as wind technician and electrician at Meridian’s West Wind Farm in Makara, Wellington, Blair Falconer says distance learning was the best option for him. As he works to complete his National Certificate in Electrical Engineering, he shares how he fits in study with his hands- on job.

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