Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Our exciting apprenticeship programs are specially designed to deliver the high standard of learning required to gain a trade qualification. As an apprentice with us, our four year program will give you on-the-job experience at one of our world-class iron ore operations, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification.

Applications for our 2019 apprenticeship programmes are currently closed.

If you are interested in applying for our apprenticeship programme, you will need to meet the following eligibility criteria.

Applicants for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) apprenticeship

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have the right to work in Australia
  • Must have accommodation in one of the following FIFO commute locations for the four-year duration of the apprenticeship:
Perth - FIFO to all sites
Albany - FIFO to Greater Brockman
Broome - FIFO to West Angelas
Busselton - FIFO to Greater Brockman, West Angelas and Yandicoogina
Derby - FIFO to West Angelas
Geraldton – FIFO to Greater Brockman
  • Must hold a current C class manual driver’s licence with a minimum of red "P" plates.
  • Must have successfully completed year 12 with a minimum of C grades in English and maths, or equivalent.
  • Are not eligible to apply for an apprenticeship if you have already completed an apprenticeship in one of the trade areas shown under Apprenticeships

Applicants for residential apprenticeships

  • Must have accommodation for the duration of the apprenticeship in one of the following locations:
Wickham  Karratha
Roebourne Pannawonica
Point Samson Paraburdoo
Dampier Tom Price
  • Must hold a current C class manual driver's licence with a minimum of red "P" plates, if you are 17 years of age or older
  • Must have the right to work in Australia
  • Are not eligible to apply for an apprenticeship if you have already completed an apprenticeship in one of the trade areas shown under Apprenticeships

Preference will be given to those candidates who have successfully completed year 12 with a minimum of C grades in English and maths, or equivalent.

Not all trades are offered at each of our residential sites. For our 2019 programme we are offering the following trades at the locations specified:

  • Auto Electrical (only available at Hope Downs and Pannawonica)
  • Electrician (only available at Cape Lambert, Greater Brockman, Hope Downs, Marandoo, Pannawonica, Paraburdoo, Tom Price, West Angelas and Yandicoogina)
  • Electro Tech Communications (only available at Dampier)
  • Fabricator (only available at Tom Price)
  • Heavy Vehicle Road Transport (only available at Dampier, Marandoo, Pannawonica and West Angelas)
  • Mobile equipment mechanic − heavy diesel (only available at Greater Brockman, Hope Downs, Marandoo, Pannawonica, Tom Price, West Angelas and Yandicoogina)
  • Mechanical fitter (only available at Cape Lambert, Dampier, Greater Brockman, Hope Downs, Tom Price and Yandicoogina)