We are excited to share with you the journey of one of automotive course instructors, Briana Huhn. Briana is a favorite among our students and was a special instructor at the Girl Gang Garage in Phoenix, AZ this past August for Metalworking and Automotive Welding classes. Keep reading to learn more about Briana!
What is your occupation?
Why did you choose a career in the trades?
I enjoy working with my hands and seeing a project come to life. It is empowering!
What education/training did you need for you career?
I learned on the job and self-taught. Lots of trial and error.
What does a typical day look like for you?
Run around with my head cut off! Every day is different. Assess the project and make a plan to complete it as efficiently as possible.
What do you love most about working in the trades?
Problem solving, always something new.
Course taught with Big Ideas:
Why is it important to build interest in the trades for your community’s youth?
I think its important because jobs in the trades are often perceived as a “last resort” and they are so much more than that. They are jobs to be held with pride.