Make your mark in mining with South32

Want an apprenticeship with a difference? Learn your trade working below the surface with South32 - HVTC's Host Employer of the Year for 2021.

HVTC is partnering with South32's Illawarra Metallurgical Coal to deliver apprenticeships at its Appin and Dendrobium underground mines, where you'll contribute to the production of premium-quality coking coal for steelmaking. Opportunities are available in the following trades:

  • Electrotechnology
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Fabrication

During your apprenticeship you will undertake a Certificate III qualification over 4 years through hands-on practical experience while hosted to South32, in addition to off-the-job training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). In the workplace you'll work alongside experienced and skilled tradespeople, learning the tricks of the trade from people who have walked in your footsteps before. You'll also get to hone your skills working on a wide range of innovative machinery and technology. 

What are the benefits?

  • Pathway to a potential future career upon completion
  • High earning potential
  • Work with a leading Australian mining company
  • Paid work while you study
  • Nationally recognised Cert III qualification from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • Vital workplace experience you can carry anywhere
  • Work-integrated learning 

How do I apply?

Visit our careers page to view our current vacancies with South32 or fill out an Expression of Interest below to be notified when a role of interest becomes available.

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