1st- 4th Year Engineering Fabrication Apprentices

Location: Sydney   
Classification: Engineering

Job Title

1st- 4th Year Engineering Fabrication Apprentices

Company Name

Apprenticeship Careers Australia



Work Type




Open Date

19 Mar 2024

Closing Date

19 Apr 2024

Role Description


Paid On The-Job Training to Achieve a Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade!

Apprenticeship Careers Australia (ACA) is a leading employer of apprentices and trainees. ACA is looking for the next generation of Engineering fabricators/welders/boilermakers and sheet metal workers. We currently have a special roles for new 1st Year and an experience 3rd/4th Fabrication Apprentices wishing to either start or broaden their experience with a fast-growing successful engineering company in Padstow. 


 Are You?

  • Friendly and a team player 
  • Reliable, honest and trustworthy?
  • Motivated and eager to learn?
  • Able to focus and get the job done in a timely manner?
  • Someone who takes pride in the things that you do?
  • Have an eye for detail and precision?
  • Passionate about engineering, solving problems and making things
  • Be willing to undertake formal qualifications/studies in the associated discipline  
  • Someone who is  interested or fascinated by technology or robotics


What are the benefits?

  • “Earn and Learn” to gain a full trade qualification over four years
  • A qualified mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Open to candidates from a wide range of cultural backgrounds


The Role:

As an  Fabrication Apprentice, you will be working for one of the most successful engineering companies in Australia working with all metals, producing everything from structural steels for rail and infrastructure projects to all types of engineering components and parts for mining, defence and manufacturing industries. Working with cutting edge technologies  

Specifically in this apprenticeship, as a 3rd to 4th yr you will learn to program and operate a robotic welder ,as well as learning other fabrication processes and tools. You will gain the broadest practical experience working both in workshop and on site with our fabrication tradespeople, whilst attending TAFE studying to complete a Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication.

Duties May Include:

  • Learn to program & operate a robotic welder 
  • General metal fabrication in stainless steel, aluminium, copper
  • Make custom/bespoke items, engineering components, machinery parts
  • Using, grinders, polishes, benders, guillotines, brake presses, punches
  • Learn all aspects of welding including .
  • Produce high-end quality items – Must be millimetre perfect
  • Assist with repairs across a range of metal products
  • Repairs, modifications, and fabrications and finishing
  • General hand tool work such as grinding, cutting, polishing, drilling, etc


Potential Candidates

  • Must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Drivers licence strongly preferred but not essential
  • Minimum Year 10 education with knowledge of basic programming 
  • An aptitude for technology and or robotics
  • A passion & curiosity for making things and figuring out how they work
  • Commitment to completing a 4-year trade apprenticeship
  • Any exposure to metals, fabrication or engineering tinkering is highly valued
  • Previous Tig welding experience or training is strongly preferred 

All candidates are encouraged to apply We especially welcome applications from mature-aged candidates and women wanting to work in a non-traditional trade. Don’t just dream about it, apply now and make it happen! 

For more information, contact or send your resume to peter.adamski@apprenticeshipcareers.com.au

At Apprenticeship Careers Australia, our values guide all that we do and who we are. We are passionate about providing an inclusive workplace, where we learn from each other to create a better Australia.  We care about our people and those we represent, and we achieve success through a collaborative and courageous working environment.

Contact Details

Peter Adamski, peter.adamski@apprenticeshipcareers.com.au 0402 680 410