Job Description

About Us:

Glencore, one of the world’s largest mining companies, has mechanical and electrical apprenticeships on offer across their Australian Coal Operations, commencing in January 2025. 

Our Queensland Coal Operations across the Mackay and Emerald regional coalfields are offering apprenticeships in Electrical, Metal Fabrication/Mechanical (dual trade), Plant Mechanic/Mechanical (dual trade) or Auto Electrical/Plant Mechanic (dual trade).

Whilst our Coal Operations in the Hunter Valley and Mudgee regions of New South Wales are offering apprenticeships in Electrical, Mechanical (Open Cut / Underground), Auto-Electrical or Metal Fabrication.

About our apprenticeships:

Our four-year Apprenticeship Program will allow you to:

  • Develop skills, experience and knowledge to become a qualified tradesperson
  • Access to onsite and offsite TAFE training
  • Learn from leaders in their field

About you:

If you are an enthusiastic and motivated person with a commitment to achieve, coupled with a focus on safety, ability to work in teams and good communication skills, we would like to hear from you!

Candidates must have completed at least Year 10 by the end of 2024 to be considered. Mature age candidates are welcome to apply.


  • Earn while you learn
  • Work alongside highly-skilled tradespeople
  • Strong career pathways for your future

How to apply

You will be asked to upload your cover letter, resume and copies of the last two (2) years of School reports, TAFE or University results or evidence of work-related training (for mature-age candidates).

You will be informed of your progress throughout the selection process.