Apprenticeships

Start your career the right way with a MACA Apprenticeship.

MACA understands the apprentices of today are the future of our business. As an employer who puts safety and people first, MACA will provide the best possible training and support to you in gaining nationally recognised trades. These include:

  • HD Fitters (Mobile Plant)
  • Mechanical Fitters
  • Boilermakers
  • Auto Electricians

Completing your apprenticeship with MACA will give you the opportunity to explore different areas within Mining, Engineering, Operations Leadership and Maintenance. Your structured apprenticeship will begin with the first 12 months working in our state-of-the-art workshop in Welshpool, with time allowed in between to complete your Tafe units. Following your first 12 months, you will then progress to working on one of our sites for two weeks on, one week off roster.

With ongoing support, leadership and clear progression pathways, your apprenticeship with MACA will start your career in the right direction.

To be successful in gaining one of our apprenticeship positions, application must meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of Year 10
  • Willingness to learn from training on site and trade school off site (tafe)
  • Pride, passion and motivation
  • Commitment to completing a full-term apprenticeship (4 years)
  • A strong commitment to safe work practices
  • A valid driver’s license

Mature aged applicants and light vehicle mechanics seeking a trade upgrade are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidates will be required to meet our pre-employment criteria including National Police Clearances, medicals, drug and alcohol screening prior to an offer of employment being made.

MACA is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from females and Aboriginal and Torres strait islanders.

Apply now through our current vacancies tab, or at https://www.maca.net.au/employment/

"Working at MACA this year has been an exciting and insightful experience. In the months that I have been here, I have learnt something new every day and been supported by an abundance of experienced tradesmen who have shared their knowledge with me." 

(Tim Davie, Heavy Duty Fitter)

Tim Davie
Tim Davie

"I'm in my first year of my apprenticeship at MACA, and it has been the most rewarding and fun experience I have had. I am learning new skills of the trade, and enjoy coming into work each day. I would recommend a MACA apprenticeship to anyone else who wants to learn a trade."

(Harrison Brook, Heavy Duty Fitter)