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ASC National Apprenticeship Program

Apply now Job no: 973755
Employment type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: Adelaide, SA or Henderson, WA
Categories: Apprenticeship/Traineeship

What does ASC’s Apprenticeship Have to Offer?

As an ASC apprentice you will enjoy challenging and rewarding work that contributes to the safe and efficient delivery of the Collins Class fleet of submarines to the Royal Australian Navy.

You will work alongside our experienced trades to learn a wide range of skills, whilst being supported by our dedicated learning and development team, your trade leaders and your peers.

We are currently offering apprenticeship opportunities within our Adelaide and Perth based operations, across the following trade disciplines for our 2021/22 intake program:

  • Fabrication
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical


Why ASC?

Working hands-on in a trade, whilst developing skills on a submarine is a truly unique experience you won’t find anywhere else in Australia.

Our 4 year program will offer you the opportunity to gain experience across many different systems and departments, such as control systems, propulsion, weaponry/combat systems and more.

You will work closely with engineers, the wider production team, navy personnel and other various departments throughout the business.

Once qualified, you will have the opportunity to support our operations in various locations across the globe as the needs arise.


What makes a strong applicant?

Our successful applicants will possess:

  • A Senior Secondary Certificate of Education
  • Strengths in STEM studies and/or Trade Studies
  • Relevant work experience is favourable
  • Completion of a Certificate II in a relevant trade study (not mandatory)

Overall, a strong commitment to safety, passion for what your desired trade/line of work and willingness to adapt quickly and learn new things. We love to hear all about these topics in your cover letter.

Australian Citizenship is a mandatory requirement. You will need to be eligible to obtain a National Police Clearance and upon commencement, an Australian Defence Security Clearance.

A valid Australian Drivers Licence is also an essential requirement to carry out this role successfully.

ASC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunities employer that provides an environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.


About our offer

We offer more than just a challenging and rewarding career.  We have put together a range of programs, initiatives and benefits that help empower our employees to reach their personal and professional goals to ensure their career with us is both challenging and rewarding.

  • 4 year program
  • Potential for ongoing work
  • An active diversity and inclusion council with a strong focus on empowering women in the workplace
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Flexibility for block release studies or one day per week (dependent on institution’s scheduling and availability)
  • A range of courses and training tailored by our dedicated Learning & Development team
  • Full personalised PPE provided, tools and access to PPE vending machine
  • Work life balance – be home every night and weekend
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Onsite cafeteria & parking

ASC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunities employer that provides an environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.


What next?

Once you have submitted your details and applications have closed;

  1. Your application will be reviewed by a member of our recruitment team
  2. Successful applications will be forwarded to members of our trade/production review panel
  3. From there, successful applicants will be contacted for a short phone screen
  4. If you are identified to proceed to the next step, this will include an invitation to our assessment centre which will include a range of fun and interactive tasks that will allow us to assess a range of competencies
  5. Those who ace the assessment centre will be invited to a face to face interview
  6. Next steps for those who advance from interview stage is our Pre-Employment phase
  7. Final step – offer of employment!

We expect our successful Apprentices to commence as early as Dec 2021 – dates will be confirmed closer to the time and will be subject to operational availabilities.

ASC are dedicated to sourcing employees who are a perfect fit for our organisation, we are also passionate about providing all of our applicants a detailed and unique insight into ASC and what we do.

Throughout each stage of our recruitment process, you will be enriched with information and key insights into who ASC are, what we do and how the nature of your work, should you be successful, will contribute to keeping Australia safe.


Applications close 5pm (WST) on Sunday 18th July. Early applications are encouraged.

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