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Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship – Newcastle

Do you have a keen eye for detail? Wanting to learn a highly specialised trade?

About the position

Novaskill are seeking candidates to undertake an apprenticeship in metal fabrication.

On offer to the successful applicant is a 4 year full time apprenticeship, where you will be required to undertake a MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade facilitated by a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation with on-the-job training provided to you by one of our host employers all whilst earning a competitive wage. This is a great earn while you learn opportunity!

The duties of a Metal Fabrication Apprentice can include:

  • Assisting tradespeople as needed
  • Grinding and welding a wide range of metal materials
  • Maintaining, repairing, and re-building machinery, conveyor belts and/or moulds
  • Actively participating in required training and education programs
  • Use tools such as: vices, hydraulic presses and rolling machines, or forge metals to shape or bend
  • General workshop duties such as manual handling
  • Participating in heavy to light fabrication work on trucks and light vehicles

Who we’re looking for

The candidates that we are looking for is a fast-paced worker who enjoys hard work and has an enthusiasm to learn. Working as part of a team from the ground up, you will have a professional and confident manner, high attention to detail and accuracy in work completed, and the ability to multitask and prioritise. A strong, mature work ethic is essential, but most of all we are looking for an independent thinker who has a great personality and a passion for the trade – the person we are looking for will have the right attitude for the role and must be willing to go the extra mile to impress. A current driver’s license (preferably manual) and own vehicle is essential.

In addition, you will have:

  • Driver’s licence and reliable transport essential
  • Demonstrated interest and passion for the trade
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Commitment to the full term of the apprenticeship and study requirements
  • Ability to complete a pre-employment medical assessment

Please submit your application with a Resume and Cover Letter to be considered.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine work-based training with an employer and formal training from a training provider. They are established under training contracts between the employer and the apprentice or trainee and are regulated by the Government. They’re a great way to be paid for work, learn and earn a qualification. Find out more.

This year, we are celebrating 40 years of providing superior trainee and apprenticeship management throughout our communities. We’re proudly a not-for-profit Group Training Organisation. This means you will be employed by Novaskill but hosted by a partner employer for the duration of your apprenticeship/traineeship. You can find out more about why this way of being employed is significantly better than direct employment here.

Novaskill strives to provide opportunities for employment and educational experiences that are tailored to Indigenous culture, community, issues, and solutions. Find out more about our support systems designed specifically for Indigenous Australians here. 

For more information:

Contact our Group Training Team on (02) 4906 6700 or email Recruitment@novaskill.com.au.

Applications close:

Friday the 29th of October 2021.

To be considered for these positions, we require a cover letter to accompany your resume. We are a proud equal opportunity employer and encourage all persons to apply. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Australia Federal Police Check prior to commencing employment. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

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To apply for this job please visit novaskill.com.au.