Timber and Composite Machinist Apprenticeship

Start your career as a Timber and Composite Machinist!

About the position

Novaskill are seeking an enthusiastic individual to work with our host employer in Salamander Bay as an Apprentice Timber and Composite Machinist, covering both wood machining and cabinet making in a factory setting. The duration of this apprenticeship is 3 years.

Working with our host employer, who is a family owned business which has been providing quality bathroom solutions for over 40 years, are looking for an experience individual with a strong work ethic, wanting to complete an apprenticeship with endless opportunities to progress in this industry.

For this role, you will be working with the state of the art machinery in a developing workplace, finish the trade with extensive knowledge of modern manufacturing production and studying a Certificate III Timber and Composites Machining. The nationally recognised Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining will equip you with the skills and knowledge to carve out your dream career as a timber machinist, as you learn to create enviable timber furniture, décor and structural pieces with your personal craftmanship.


Who we’re looking for

To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a White Card
  • Year 10 complete preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously but also in a team environment
  • Be willing to be trained in operation of a range of saws and machines
  • Ability to follow instructions and read detailed plans
  • Be reliable and punctual

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, 22nd 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.