Apprenticeships

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Start a career in the energy industry

We're proud to offer high voltage electrical and line apprenticeship programs. Please create an account and set up job alerts to receive notice of when applications are open. 

Each year we offer a number of positions to motivated people who are keen to learn an electrical trade and start a career in the energy industry.

The types and locations of apprenticeships differ from year to year, however they are guaranteed to provide you with challenging and interesting opportunities and the chance to learn from some of the best in the industry. 

Upon successfully completing your apprenticeship, you will be fully certified and eligible to apply for a technical role within our business.

To be considered for an apprenticeship, you will need to:

  • be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia
  • have successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent studies)
  • possess strong mathematics and communication skills.

Apprenticeships are offered in the following areas:

Electrical apprenticeship

Our electrical apprenticeship offers an opportunity to learn how to install, maintain and commission high voltage and low voltage equipment, as well as how to perform fault finding tasks. Once you successfully complete the apprenticeship you will receive a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician.

View our recruitment process below. For further information, please email the the People and Culture Team at people@transgrid.com.au 

  • Recruitment Process
    1. Applying 
    When applying, you will need to submit an up-to-date resume and provide details of your work experience, qualifications and referees.
    2. Online Selection Test
    When applications have closed, you will be emailed an invitation to complete an online selection test that can be done in your own time. The test measures various abilities relating to the role of an electrical industry technical employee. Results will remain confidential to TransGrid.
    3. Interview and Practical Assessment 
    You will receive an email informing of whether you will progress to the next stage. This will involve:
    1. A 15-minute online numeracy skills test.
    2. A 45-minute panel interview. The questions will focus on what you know about TransGrid, as well as areas such as teamwork, working independently, personal work standards, learning, following instructions, problem-solving, communication, health, safety and the environment.
    3. A practical assessment that is based on the trade you have applied for.
    4. Pre-employment Assessments
    You will be informed of the outcome of your interview via email or phone. If you are successful you will be subject to TransGrid’s pre-employment assessments, which will include reference checks, criminal history record check, medical check, qualification checks etc. 
    (Note: Not all candidates that go through Stage 4: Pre-employment Assessments will be offered a position)
    5. Job Offer
    Upon successful completion of all assessments, you may be contacted to confirm a place in the apprenticeship program. This offer will be formalised with an appointment letter and new starter information package.

    If you require further information, please email people@transgrid.com.au