Nhlanhla Nkabinde is funny, passionate and loves being behind the lights. He loves his chosen career path and is a joy to be around.He came through the Gearhouse Kentse Mpahlwa Academy and is the only graduating trainee among 30 asked to apply for a fulltime job with this leading lighting company.iSpani joins him on his interview and practical skills assessment as he designs a lighting set-up, gets a set ready and then works on a live broadcast of a popular reality show.
Originally from Mpumalanga, Nhlanhla came to Jozie to be an engineer until he was told of the lighting technician’s course by his brother who was a security guard at Gearhouse, he applied and was accepted for training based on his personality, maths and drawing skills. Watch Video
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