Business student Juliet Warrender is proof that language, culture and age are no barriers to learning.
The Filipino woman, who now calls Orange home, is completing a Certificate III in Business Administration at TAFE NSW Orange.
Mrs Warrender hopes to cash in on the booming business administration industry, with federal Government research revealing more than 182,000 new general clerk and administration positions will become available across the country until 2023.
Her work ethic is very strong and she is a great role model for other learners in the classroom.Teacher Catherine Wright on Juliet Warrender
According to her teachers, the 54-year-old is on the right track.
"Juliet is a very capable student who shines with enthusiasm," business teacher Catherine Wright said.
"Her work ethic is very strong and she is a great role model for other learners in the classroom."
Fellow TAFE business teacher Rebecca Simons said Mrs Warrender had made incredible progress.
"Juliet has traditionally worked in hospitality and providing customer service, so learning computer applications has been a massive achievement for her," she said.
"Age has not been a barrier to Juliet. She flourishes from her connection with her colleagues and is always willing to go the extra mile to assist them when she can."
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