Apprentice Program

Applications for the 2020 Apprentice Program will commence soon. To keep up to date on when applications are open, follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

For other career opportunities with us, view our current vacancies here.

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With our apprentice program you can gain a trade and build a career with a well-established, innovative statewide organisation. The program will provide you with technical skills, the chance to work with highly specialised equipment, a formal qualification, and a generous salary.

When you complete your apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to stay on at Hydro Tasmania. Training is also available through the extensive Generation Technician (GenTech) program.

What will you be doing?

During your apprenticeship, you will be:

  • Working in a hands-on environment with highly specialised equipment on infrastructure including power stations, dams, canals, pipelines and tunnels
  • Contributing to at least one outage project (accommodation provided if outside your local area)
  • Given on and off the job training, with course and tuition fees covered
  • Delivering an annual work project
  • Spending time at power stations around the state
  • Working side by side with mentors in the field to take advantage of their wealth of knowledge and experience.
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Need some more information?

Check out our frequently asked questions below

Apprentice FAQs

  • What types of apprenticeships does Hydro Tasmania offer?

  • What can I do to increase my chances of being a preferred candidate and securing an apprenticeship?

  • What is the application process?

  • Do you accept applications from interstate / international candidates?

  • Do you accept applications from mature age candidates?

  • How long are the apprenticeships?

  • When will the apprenticeship commence?

  • What training and development will I be given?

  • Can I access relocation cost assistance if I am successful in securing an apprenticeship?

  • Will I get a full-time position after my apprenticeship?

  • Where can I get more information?

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