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BHP 2022 Apprenticeship Program | QLD & NSW

Date:  09-Jun-2021
Job Posting End Date:  30-Jun-2021;11:59:59GMT
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About BHP


At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.


With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.


Come and be a part of this success.


About the Role


We are seeking motivated and passionate 1st year applications for our 2022 Apprenticeship Program across BMA Queensland and BHP New South Wales Operations.  We are offering a number of residential positions available in Moranbah, Dysart, Blackwater, Hay Point, and Muswellbrook commencing in January 2022.


In undertaking this 4 year Apprenticeship you can expect hands on industry-lead training and mentoring by BHP’s talented workforce, first-rate working conditions, and a globally recognised qualification in your chosen trade on successful completion. 


Embracing inclusion and diversity to create a vibrant culture that represents the communities in which we live, BHP is focused on high performance, safety, team work, strong Indigenous participation and gender balance. 


Nationally Accredited trades Certificates being offered may include:

  • Automotive Electrical (Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology)
  • Electrical (Certificate III in Electro Technology Electrician)
  • Diesel Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology)
  • Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade)
  • Boilermaking (Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade - Boiler Making/Welding)
  • Refrigeration Mechanic (Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Plumbing (Certificate III in Plumbing)
  • Communications (Cert III in Data, Voice, and Electronics)
  • Instrumentation Technician (Cert VI Electrical Instrumentation)


What we can offer you?

  • Hands on training with an Industry Leader
  • Nationally accredited trade certificate in your chosen field
  • Skills & experience to gain a career in any trade industry
  • Working as part of a collaborative & supportive environment
  • Competitive remuneration package and employee benefits
  • First-rate working conditions and development opportunities
  • Live & work locally


Why not you? Why not now? To learn more about why you should work at BHP, click here: BHP 2022 Apprenticeship Program


About You


These opportunities are available for enthusiastic and motivated individuals wanting to obtain a trade and embark on a career within in the mining sector!


We are eager to engage with people who have a genuine interest in their chosen trade and come from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are looking for adaptable, positive people that are open to exploring the world of mining whilst learning something they have a demonstrated passion for. 


As these roles are residential, apprentices will be required to live within in a safe distance from the mine site they are employed to aligned with our fatigue management policies. Please note accommodation and travel is not provided for these positions.


The ideal candidate we are seeking will:

  • Demonstrated interest in their chosen trade through work experience and / or hobbies and interests.
  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility, and sustainable development.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with your chosen trade.
  • Motivation to achieve individual and team goals and objectives with a willingness to actively contribute to attain results.


Prerequisites for 2021 Year 12 Leavers:

  • Mechanical trades is a minimum Year 12 pass in Mathematics & English
  • Electrical trades is a minimum Year 12 pass in General Mathematics / Maths Standard 1, English, and Physics is desirable. 

Supporting a diverse workforce


We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  




The safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 


Application close 12PM AEST on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Please note late application will not be accepted.

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