An impressive tale of determination and perseverance

Published 22 August 2023
In an impressive tale of determination and perseverance, Khiry Hewitt has emerged as a shining example of what can be achieved through passion and hard work. Hewitt recently completed his NZ apprenticeship in entertainment and event technology, specialising in audio and vision.

Khiry Hewitt’s journey began during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a time where uncertainty cast a shadow over many career paths. Although faced with challenges, Khiry successfully completed his level 3 entertainment and event operations certificate – a significant moment that sparked his undoubted passion for the world of entertainment technology. Khiry’s journey didn’t stop there as he embarked on his level 4 programme during industry downtime.

What set’s Khiry’s story apart is not just his sheer dedication but his impressive resourcefulness. During an age of digital dominance, Khiry fully embraced his paper-based learning approach; successfully navigating the tedious process of scanning and couriering coursework to his assessors.

Now, Khiry is giving back to his industry and Te Mahi Ako by assessing other apprentices’. His transition from apprentice to assessor is a real testament to his character; dedicated to encouraging and guiding others to attain work-based qualifications.

Aside from mentoring, Khiry has also been appointed as the senior audio-visual technician for VIDCOM Wellington. In this elevated role, Khiry continues to exhibit an appetite for growth and a passion for excelling in his field.

Khiry’s story serves as a reminder that with dedication and hard work, the pursuit of excellence knows no bounds.