Stelios Stylianou

Diploma of Vocational Education and Training


Stelios was a mechanic in his homeland of Greece and continued this work when he came to Australia, eventually starting his own auto repairs business. Stelios had always wanted to pass on his skills and passion for the trade to young people, so decided to gain a teaching qualification by enrolling in the Diploma of Vocational Education and Training.

During his course, Stelios had to balance part-time study with full-time work and caring for his children. After completing the course, Stelios found casual teaching work in Kangan Institute automotive mechanical area, at the Coburg campus.