Viviana Villota, 32, of Wollongong, is an analyst at Silker Australia and undertaking a Diploma of Laboratory Techology Food Testing at TAFE. Q. Why are you studying the course?
A. I am from Colombia and was in the field of microbiology. I wanted to extend my knowledge on legislation and standards related to food. I enjoy the practical nature of the course, the different instruments and techniques for testing foods using chemical, microbiological and sensory. Q.
What are your plans for the future? A. I would like to continue in my position at work but grow in knowledge so I can contribute to a greater extent. Q.
What advice do you have for others? A. Be prepared and organised for your practical classes. Have a good rapport with your teacher.