Statewide Apprenticeships

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Civil Construction Traineeship School Based (working one day a week)

Location: Victor Harbor, SA.
Hosted by the City of Victor Harbor Council

Who are Statewide Apprenticeships

Statewide Apprenticeships is an independent, community-based, not-for-profit organisation servicing the employment and training needs of South Australian apprentices and trainees, businesses and industry for over 30 years. 


The Traineeship 

Statewide Apprenticeships is currently seeking an apprentice and a trainee to join our team, working on projects throughout the City of Victor Harbor Council.

We are looking for a year 10 student who is interested in a school-based traineeship. The position is a permanent part-time role, working one day a week over a period of 2-3 years while the candidate is still attending school. The traineeship is specifically designed for students who wish to gain work experience and learn practical skills in the Civil Construction industry.


Duties may include: 

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Conduct backhoe, loaders, and construction excavator operations
  • Read and interpret plans and job specifications and communicate with the team
  • Carry out manual excavations and operate small plant equipment
  • Identify and locate underground services
  • Safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • Conduct roller operations and spread and compact materials manually
  • General physical labour
  • Day-to-day operations


About you 

  • Have a genuine passion for Civil Construction
  • Be committed to undertaking an 18–24-month traineeship.
  • Must be willing to undertake hearing and drug and alcohol testing. 
  • Be willing to obtain a traffic management course before or during at your own expense.
  • White Card training at trainees expense
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Reliable & hardworking
  • Have a genuine passion for Civil Construction.


Application process

Please apply in the link below. Please attach your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.