Apprentice Intake - Alumnium Fabrication The Apprenticeship Community
27th March 2017
We are currently seeking Aluminium Fabrication Apprentices to join the Austal team in Henderson. Opportunities are available for both new apprentices, and those looking to recommence their trade.
The trade offered is a Certificate III Engineering Fabrication Trade (Marine) and is an exciting opportunity for motivated individuals that have a passion for metal fabrication and welding.
The position involves the pre-fabrication of steel and aluminium components and includes construction of vessels for the defence and commercial markets.
This trade is a 48 month apprenticeship.
Austal is a global shipbuilder, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels for the worlds leading operators.
For over 25 years, Austal has designed and constructed over 255 vessels for over 100 operators in 44 countries, gaining an enviable reputation for innovative shipbuilding using advanced technologies. From safe, modern shipyards located in Australia, the United States of America and The Philippines - and service centres located around the world - Austal offers naval, government and commercial operators the highest quality SHIPS, SYSTEMS and SUPPORT.
To be considered suitable for this role you must have:
- Year 10 or higher in English, Maths, Metalwork and/or woodwork
- Previous work experience and interested in the selected area
- Capable of performing manual / physical work
- Pre-apprenticeship in the selected trade is desirable
- Own reliable transport is desirable
- Full and current Australian working rights
These roles are looking to commence in July 2017.
Candidates selected to progress to the next stage must be willing to complete two (2) weeks of unpaid work experience as a trial for the available roles.
How to apply:
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity we encourage you to make a confidential application online via the button below; please ensure you address the selection criteria in your application and include a cover letter outlining your experience and motivation for applying for the position.
Note: Please upload your cover letter and resume as 1 document
All applicants who meet the selection criteria will be updated on the status of their application as soon as possible via email.