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Apprenticeship program


You can gain a trade and build a career with a well-established, innovative statewide organisation through Hydro Tasmania’s apprenticeship program. The program will provide 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.

Applicants for the Hydro Tasmania apprenticeship program must have completed year 10, and a Certificate II in Electrotechnology or Mechanical Fitting is desirable.

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 an outage project, including one in your local area and one in another Tasmanian region (accommodation provided)
  • 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.
Careers - apprentices

Applications for our 2019 apprentice program have now closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.

What happens after you apply:

  • Applications can be submitted between Saturday 14 July and 9am Monday 6 August 2018.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified by September 2018 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 October 2018.

If you would like to find out more information about the apprentice program, please contact us by email recruitment@hydro.com.au

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