NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Terry Cummins
Tutor: Electrical Engineering and Automation Terry Cummins

Terry is a highly skilled and experienced professional with over 25 years of experience in the electrical and instrumentation field. He began his career as an electrical apprentice at Port Kembla Steelworks and later transferred to the instrument department. Terry holds a dual trade qualification in electrical and instrumentation, as well as an Associate Diploma in electronic technology from St George, Ultimo and Wollongong TAFE. Throughout his career, he has worked with major companies such as Caltex Oil Refinery, as well as a specialised electronic control company in the hydraulics industry.

Since 1989, Terry has been operating his own business, providing electrical and electronic systems, primarily for the hydraulics industry. He has also worked on several projects for the stage and film industries, including popular productions such as Star Wars, South Pacific and My Fair Lady, and productions with Opera Australia.