2020 Apprentice Program

Applications have now closed! 

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Application instructions

Your application must include a resume and cover letter. Tell us about any relevant experience, the skills you have or are working towards and why you are the best candidate for the role, ensuring you address the criteria listed below.


Tell us about…

  • Why you want to work for Hydro Tasmania and what about the trade specifically interests you
  • Or show us photos of your practical and hands-on experience, for example, if your hobbies include tinkering with your car, woodwork, welding, pulling apart radios/computers, etc
  • Your experience balancing multiple priorities including work and study
  • The thing you are most proud of achieving or have excelled at (it might be mastering an instrument, winning a competition/award or simply preserving or pursuing something you are passionate about)

You will have completed year 10 and hold or be working towards a current driver's licence. It is desirable to have completed or working towards completion of a Certificate II in Electrotechnology or Engineering Pathways. We will also require you to complete health assessment and background checks.

What happens after you apply? 

  • Applications will be accepted between Wednesday 4 September 2019 until 5pm Sunday 22 September 2019.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified by October 2019 and will be required to undertake a medical examination, aptitude test and interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates undergo an individual behavioural interview with a panel of three Hydro Tasmania employees.
  • Reference checking will be conducted with candidate referees
  • Offers will be made to successful candidate by December 2019.

What to include in your application:

  • Cover letter – Addressing the key selection criteria
  • Resume
  • Academic / training transcript – If applicable


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?

  • Who do I address my cover letter to?

  • Background checks

  • What is an aptitude test?

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