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Apprenticeships, Cadetships, Traineeships at Council

Electrical apprentice

We are committed to providing opportunities to combine formal study with on-the-job learning in a wide range of disciplines.

Our Apprenticeship, Traineeship and Cadetship programs ensure that our workforce remains highly skilled and able to meet the future needs of our community. Many of our apprentices, trainees and cadets have received awards for achievement in their studies, and have gone on to have rewarding and highly skilled careers with Council or other employers.


Apprenticeship, Traineeship and Cadetship opportunities are offered in a variety of careers, including:

  • Administration
  • Bridge Maintenance and Construction
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Horticulture
  • Library Services
  • Mechanical
  • Road Maintenance and Construction
  • Telemetry
  • Water Industry Operations


How you can benefit from an apprenticeship, traineeship or cadetship:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Nationally recognised qualifications
  • Job specific tools provided
  • Supportive and high quality on-the-job training
  • Access to experienced supervisory staff

How to Apply

The intake for the majority of apprenticeships and traineeships begins in September each year with all available positions advertised through our Job Vacancies Page.

Successful candidates generally start in January the following year.

Please ensure you complete the online application in full and answer each question honestly. Upload a recent resume and include any paid/unpaid work experience, relevant qualifications or training or special interest you have in your chosen career.

Please call to ask questions or for further information, on (02) 6581 8111.

This page was last updated on: 23 August 2021