Thiess mining apprenticeships 2016 starts February

Thiess mining apprenticeships 2016

Thiess mining apprenticeships 2016 – start your application

As the world’s largest contract miner, Thiess is well-known for its leadership in delivering engineering excellence, innovation.† With current operations across Australia and the Pacific, Asia and†Africa,†Thiess creates a world of opportunities for those who seek out an opportunity to build a successful career.“č

Join Thiess and launch your career with the Thiess Apprenticeship Program

Working with experienced colleagues at various Thiess projects, the four year structured Apprenticeship Program will offer you the chance to participate in training towards a nationally recognised trade qualification.

Of course Thiess expects it’s apprentices to be highly motivated, conscientious and committed to developing a solid career in the resources industry. This means preparing for a few years of study and learning that will stretch your abilities and expand your imagination; therefore a mature attitude is essential as is a willingness to learn new skills.

Thiess Apprentices have some amazing benefits as well as having all college fees and associated costs covered by Thiess, plus you get supplied with full PPE and a uniform.

At this time Thiess are only looking for candidates who have not already enrolled in an apprenticeship.


  • You must have completed year 12 as of 1st January 2016 with passes in English and Mathematics (this is not a requirement for mature age (over 21) applicants)
  • You will have a current driver’s licence (a provisional licence is accepted)
  • Be able to relocate to the mine site location if not currently living locally
  • Be willing to relocate to another Thiess site if demands at current site change. (this move may be interstate).

Shortlisted applicants will progress through a recruitment process that is well structured and can include participation in an assessment centre, formal interview and a medical examination including drug and alcohol testing.

If successful, you will complete 16 weeks full-time training in Brisbane prior to starting on the project you are recruited for. Accommodation in the Brisbane area for the duration of the course will be at your own cost.

Thiess Apprenticeship Program 2016 starts in early February

The apprenticeships are on offer over a variety of our projects across the country.
Please note that this is an†indicative list only, positions and locations available and are subject to change.


  • Curragh North Mine
    • Diesel Fitter
    • Auto Electrician
  • Lake Vermont
    • Diesel Fitter
    • Auto Electrician
    • High Voltage Electrician
  • Jellinbah
    • Diesel Fitter


  • Mt Thorley
    • Diesel Fitter


  • Welshpool
    • Diesel Fitter
    • Boilermaker / Welder
    • Auto Electrician

Thiess are a well-known and reputable mining and civil engineering company and have developed a progressive program to choose the right people for the apprenticeship scheme. They are also† committed to†developing a diverse workforce that represents the communities in which they operate.† As a result. mature aged (over 21), female and indigenous candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you’re ready to get started in a career that offers immense possibilities, then apply now…go to the website for more details on Thiess mining apprenticeships 2016.

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