• 1. What do Aircraft Maintenance Technicians do?

    An Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) assists in the maintenance of the aircraft. They ensure that the aircraft is in good condition by performing a variety of inspections and repairs on it. They are trained to perform work on aircraft engines and pneumatic systems, diagnose issues and repair and/ replace defective parts. Their inspection duties may include performing regular preventative inspections and examining that various parts and completed work meet the relevant quality standards.

  • 1. What does a Medical Doctor do?

    Doctors are licensed health professionals who maintain and restore human health through the practice of medicine. Part of their role is to examine patients, review their medical history, diagnose illnesses or injuries, administer treatment and counsel patients on their health and well being.

  • Mpho Radebe, born in Soweto, is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). Mpho currently works as a graduate engineer at Sasol. Additionally she is studying towards a Masters in Fluid  Dynamics at Wits.

  • It’s not always easy to identify what more one can do- at least in a practical way- to diversify your skill set. Especially if you’re already ticking all the clearly outlined, hard-skill boxes, such as studying (or having already obtained) a University level qualification in STEAM.

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