Overview

SKILLSET

Electrical Apprenticeship: Western NSW Local Heath District – Dubbo NSW

Skillset in conjunction with Western NSW Local Health District in Dubbo are seeking applications for their new Electrical Apprentice. The successful candidate will complete a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician over a 4-year placement whilst receiving practical training from industry experts.

This entry-level opportunity is suited to applicants who are highly-motivated, have a high aptitude for maths, good communication skills, capable of working in diverse environments are looking to pursue a career in the lucrative electrical industry. The Western NSW Local Health District maintenance team in Dubbo provide maintenance and repair services to 16 health care service providers across the region.

 

OUR OFFERING:

  • Excellent career opportunity to join a well-known and prominent Central West organisation
  • A full time, 4-year placement that will provide formal on the job training
  • You will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Consultant who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • At the successful completion of the role you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting qualified electricians in all aspects of electrical maintenance, inspections and repairs across 16 health care service providers
  • Ability to diagnose and determine sources of electrical fault, hazards or malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders and instructions
  • Assist in the testing of electrical systems with tools such as a multimeters and voltage testers
  • Assess parts, fittings or fixtures needed to repair electrical items and assist in ordering in parts in as needed
  • Use hand tools (e.g. screw drivers, wire strippers, pliers, measuring tapes and levelling devices etc.)
  • Use power tools (e.g. electric/battery drills, laser levelling devices etc.)
  • Adhere to Work Place Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Complete all related course work associated with the Apprenticeship

 

WE ARE SEEKING INDIVIDUALS WHO:

  • Hold a current White Card or willing to obtain before start date
  • Hold a current Driver’s Licence or Provisional Licence
  • Have reliable transport to and from work
  • Can undertake overnight stays where necessary
  • Can commit to out of town travel and working away from home
  • Have high attention to detail, are organised and have time management skills
  • Show commitment to the study component of the Apprenticeship
  • Display a keen interest in pursuing the electrical industry as a career

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR WNSWLHD:

  • The Western NSW Local Health District offers a very supportive work environment with senior team members to mentor you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • Potential career progression
  • Paid training and development
  • Varied Work  No two days are the same
  • Entitled to receive one (1) Registered Day Off (RDO) a month

 

NEXT STEPS/RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately
  • The first stage of assessment is an online entrance exam that will be emailed to you automatically when you apply. Individuals who do not complete the online entrance exam within the specified time frame will be unable to progress to the next stage.
  • Only applications with a cover letter and up-to-date resume will be considered
  • Your cover letter must address the selection criteria and tell us why you are interested in the traineeship/apprenticeship. We would also love to hear about any experience or projects you have been involved in that are related to the trade.
  • Applicants must be able to attend interviews in Dubbo NSW
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate work rights in Australia
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted

TO APPLY:

ABOUT SKILLSET:

At Skillset, your future is our focus. Skillset recruits the right people for your business: Permanent Placements, Temporary Staff, Apprentices and Trainees. Skillset has over 39 years industry experience operating in the Central West, providing a full range of end-to-end recruitment services tailored to each individual and organisation. Skillset has a great range of exciting opportunities available, visit: https://skillset.com.au/employment-career-development/job-vacancies/

INTRODUCING CareeLink:

CareerLink Central West is a free career development service providing you with accessible, quality careers information to make informed career decisions.

Keep up-to-date with upcoming career events, webinars, newsletters and useful resources to help you on your career journey. If you are 25  44 and live in the Central West NSW, you may be eligible for a Free Career Consultation. Click on the link below and fill in the form to be contacted for an appointment: https://skillset.com.au/employment-career-development/careerlink-central-west-2/