The API 2008 Residential School has adopted a new model, which involves three one-week modules to satisfy different industry needs. The first week included tutorials and workshops for recent graduates and new employees to the power industry with the target audience from 2 to 5 years of experience. Here's what students had to say about their experience:

"I enjoyed the in-depth technical presentations" Robert Johnston - Country Energy

"It is the best holistic learning approach to such a multi-displinary industry" Reem Lascelles - Energy Australia

"This has been a valuable experience, particularly for young engineers to gain exposure to the electricity industry" Jennifer Garter - Office of the Technical Regulator, SA.

"An innovative toolkit for the modern day engineer. Talks from experienced speakers from across Australia" Douglas Thomson - Powerlink

"It has been a very interesting and comprehensive course. A very worthwhile experience" Terese Suvorovs - Energex

"It has been a valuable and unforgettable experience with great interatction with other professionals in the industry" Hema Singam - Country Energy

"The brilliance of some of the leading experts within the industry is mandatory training for all engineers within the power industry. Robyn Dunne - Country Energy

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