Applications for this year’s program are now closed. For further information on upcoming opportunities or any other enquiries, please fill out the form below.

The NSW Government Infrastructure Traineeship Program is a great way to earn while getting valuable on-the-job experience that supports the growth of metro and regional communities across New South Wales. 

This is a two-year traineeship program that combines TAFE NSW studies with practical experience working with more than 15 NSW Government agencies as well as public and private sector industry employers. Apprenticeship Careers Australia is proud to be the recruitment partner for this program which provides amazing opportunities to study and work in the following areas: 


What is a traineeship?

A traineeship is a type of vocational training (training under a supervisor) where you will earn a wage and complete a course at the same time. 

A traineeship is just like an apprenticeship, but often takes place in an office environment. These traineeships take 24 months to complete and upon completion you will receive a Certificate IV in your chosen field.

Hear from our trainees who have joined the program

Infrastructure testimonial from Charbel Helou

Hear from our trainee, Charbel Helou!

Charbel Helou is completing his Certificate IV in Project Management Practice through the infrastructure program and currently working with Taylor Construction. This has given him the opportunity to further his skills and build his future career through new experiences he learns along the way.

Charbel's advice to anyone considering the program is "Don't be scared! Do the best you can, I guarantee you if you do this traineeship you will not look back and regret it, this is such an awesome opportunity and experience!"

NSW Government Infrastructure Traineeship, the pipeline for an infrastructure workforce

Listen to our esteemed program stakeholders outline how the program represents an outstanding opportunity for trainees and provides diverse career prospects, with an outstanding number of trainees who have worked or are working towards their professional aspirations.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the traineeship work?

The NSW Government Infrastructure Traineeships are office-based. If the student is successful, they will spend time at a NSW Government agency and private sector industry employers, having 1-2 private sector industry placements.

Students will be given 1-2 days during the week to study and complete online TAFE NSW courses and courses are done online during the week, outside of the workforce.

No prior experience is required. The NSW Government Infrastructure Program and Apprenticeship Careers Australia are after students who have finished school and are keen to start a career.

If the student is successful, they will earn $38,000 annual salary*
*Based on NSW Traineeship award wage

Yes, the NSW Government Infrastructure program can lead students to a higher education like University if they wish to gain further qualifications.  Although a large number of the program trainees receive job offers within the program for ongoing employment after the traineeship is completed.

Register to find out more

Fill out the form below and a member of our team will be in touch or call us any time (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm) on 1300 765 155.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We accept applicants from diverse backgrounds and encourage all candidates to apply.